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Joseph S. D'Aleo

Joseph S. D’Aleo is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin BS, MS and did his doctoral studies at NYU. He is a policy advisor to The Heartland Institute.

Joseph D'Aleo was a co-founder and the first Director of Meteorology at the cable TV Weather Channel. He has over 45 years experience in professional meteorology. Mr. D'Aleo is now co-chief Meteorologist with Weatherbell Analytics LLC. He was previously Chief Meteorologist at Weather Services International Corporation and the WSI website. He was a partner and chief meteorologist in a hedge fund trading energy and agriculture before joining WeatherBell at its start-up. 

Mr. D'Aleo was a college professor and chaired the Meteorology program at Lyndon State College. He has authored a resource guide on El Nino and La Nina and papers on how research into ENSO and atmospheric, oceanic and solar oscillations have made skillful seasonal forecasts possible. Mr. D'Aleo has also published numerous peer-reviewed papers and books and made numerous presentations focused on seasonal forecasts and their impacts on agriculture, energy, and industry to conferences for government, professional societies, and industries in the U.S., Brazil, Canada and China. 

Mr. D'Aleo is a Certified Consultant Meteorologist and was elected a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society (AMS). He has served as a 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 American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association. Mr. D'Aleo was elected a Councilor for the AMS, the only private sector meteorologist to ever be elected by his peers for that role. 

Joseph D'Aleo is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin with BS and MS degrees in Meteorology. His master's thesis was on explosive development in east coast cyclones. He has an ABD from NYU and honorary Ph.D. from VSC for his pioneer roles in the formation of the Lyndon State meteorology program (43 years ago) and successful start up of The Weather Channel (34 years ago).

Recent Articles and Publications

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November 3, 2017
By Joseph S. D'Aleo
The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season got an early start with Arlene in April, but the most powerful storms didn’t start to hit until the last week of August, when Hurricane Harvey flooded Texas and Louisiana.
October 16, 2017
By Joseph S. D'Aleo
The waxing and waning of powerful hurricane seasons is not new.
August 25, 2017
By Bette Grande, Alan Carlin, John Coleman (1934-2018), Frederick D. Palmer, Timothy Ball, S. T. Karnick, Paul Driessen, Daniel Sutter, William Briggs, Joseph S. D'Aleo, Tom Harris
" As millions brace for the potentially devastating impact from Harvey, stories are being written tying Harvey to man-made climate change." - Bette Grande
August 9, 2017
By Isaac Orr, Frederick D. Palmer, Tom Harris, Tom Sheahen, Donn Dears, Marc Morano, Joseph S. D'Aleo, James H. Rust, John Coleman (1934-2018), Walter Starck, Arthur Viterito
The New York Times this week posted a draft of a climate science report by the federal government’s U.S. Global Change Research Program.
August 31, 2016
By Joseph S. D'Aleo
Researchers analyzing temperature data from satellites, weather balloons, weather stations and buoys and found, once El Ninos are taken into account, “there is no ‘record setting’ warming to be concerned about.”
February 22, 2016
By Joseph S. D'Aleo
A friend of the court brief filed by 13 scientists in support of 27 states challenge to the clean power plan.

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