- Forrest R. Williams
Senior Lecturer Emeritus
Mail Code: MR/Wf
Department of Meteorology
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Monterey, CA 93943
Email: fwilliams (at) nps.edu
MS - Massachusetts Institute of Tech, 1972
MS - Naval Postgraduate School, 1962
BS - Naval Academy, 1956
- Instructing in courses on meteorological analysis and interpretation, and preparing new course material
- 1956 - present - Naval Officer for 26 years (10 years-Navy line, 16 years-METOC officer). Military faculty at NPS (Assistant Professor 1975-1982), followed by service as civilian faculty member from 1983 until retirement in 1998.
- Meteorological analysis
- Tropospheric and stratospheric meteorology (including synoptic and mesoscale phenomena)
- Weather forecasting
- NPS Certificate of Outstanding Instruction, October 1991
- Introduction to Forecasting Course, NAVOCEANO METOC 50-1P-0002, 1994, Vol. 2-5, 548 pp., by Carlyle Wash, Forrest Williams, and Mary Jordan.
- Forecasters Handbook for the Philippine Islands and Surrounding Waters, NRL, 1993, 358 pp., by F. Williams, G. Jung, and R. Englebretson.
- Forecasters Handbook for Central American and Adjacent Waters, NEPRF TR 89-08, 1989, 508 pp., by F. R. Williams, G. H. Jung, and R. J. Renard.
- Atmospheric Thermodynamics Study Guides, revised 1987, 448 pp., by Frank Martin and Forrest Williams.
- Forecasters Handbook for the Central African Continent and Atlantic/Indian Ocean Transit. NEPRF TR 84-08, 1984, 325 pp., by F. R. Williams, R. J. Renard, G. H. Jung, R. D. Tomkins, and R. R. Picard.
- Keywords: Synoptic Meteorology, Mesoscale Meteorology