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FACTSHEET: James J. O'Brien

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Director, Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies, Florida State University
Robert 0. Lawton Distinguished Professor, Meteorology & Oceanography, FSU Science Roundtable Member, Tech Central Station

Texas A&M University, Ph.D., Meteorology, 1966 Texas A&M University, M.S., Meteorology, 1964 Rutgers University, B.S., Chemistry, 1957 Bio: http://www.coaps.fsu.edu/bios/obrien.html 1957-58 Chemist, E. I. dePont de Nemours and Company, Inc. 1958-60 Weather Officer, U.S. Air Force 1960-62 Technical Representative, E. I. dePont de Nemours and Company, Inc. 1962-65 NASA Trainee, Texas A&M University 1966-67 Advanced Study Group Fellow, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado 1967 (summer) Visiting Lecturer in Meteorology, Florida State University 1967-68 Research Scientist, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado 1969-72 Associate Professor of Meteorology and Oceanography, Florida State University 1969- Associate Member of the Institute of Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, present Florida State University 1969-1971 Visiting Research Scientist, National Center for Atmospheric (summers) Research, Boulder, Colorado 1972-1973 Visiting Professor, Department of Oceanography, Oregon State University 1972-74 Professor of Meteorology and Oceanography, Florida State University 1974-76 Program Director, Physical Oceanography, Office of Naval Research 1972 - Professor of Meteorology and Oceanography, Florida State present University 1985- Secretary of Navy Professor, Florida State University 1991- Distinguished Research Professor, Florida State University 1994- Director, Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies 1996 Adjunct Professor, University of Miami, Rosenthiel School of Atmospheric and Marine Science 1999- Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor Award, Florida State University

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Tech Central Science Foundation or Tech Central Station
Source: Tech Central Station - Science Roundtable

George C. Marshall Institute
Source: Marshall Institute Website

Fraser Institute
Source: Fraser Institute website (2007)

SOURCES

Tech Central Station - Science Roundtable
http://www.techcentralstation.com/scienceroundtable.html

Marshall Institute Website
Report authored by O'Brien discusses climate change's impact on Atlantic hurricanes.
http://www.marshall.org/article.php?id=364

Fraser Institute website (2007)
http://www.fraserinstitute.ca/