Evidence for High Solar Flux's Influence on Global Climate And Model Performance During Recent Seasons And Use of Flux in Combination with Other Climate Factors (ENSO, PDO, QBO) In NAO/AO Winter Season Prediction

Joe D'Aleo

WSI Corporation

Joe D'Aleo received BS and MS degrees in Meteorology from The University of Wisconsin and did his doctoral studies in Meteorology at NYU. Joe was a Professor of Meteorology at the college level for over 8 years (6 years at Lyndon State College) and was a co-founder and the first director of Meteorology at the cable TV Weather Channel. Since 1989 Joe has been Chief Meteorologist at WSI Corporation in Billerica. He is also Senior Editor (aka Dr Dewpoint) for WSI's Intellicast web site.

Joe is a Certified Consultant Meteorologist and was elected a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society. He has served as member and then chairman of the American Meteorological Society's Committee on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, and has co-chaired national conferences for both the AMS and the NWA. Joe has authored, presented, and published numerous papers focused on advanced applications enabled by new technologies and how research into ENSO and other atmospheric and oceanic phenomena has made possible skillful seasonal forecasts. He has authored a book for Oryx Press/Greenwood Publishing on El Nino.