Welcome to Walt's Wonderful World Wide Web
- Sea ice remote sensing, modeling, and data assimilation
- Arctic climate, and global change
- East Detroit (now
Eastpointe) Nursery School, 1974
Dexter M. Ferry Elementary School, 1981
- Charles H.
Parcells Middle School, 1983
Grosse Pointe North High School, 1987
- B.S.E. Aerospace
of Michigan, 1991
- M.S. Aerospace
Engineering Sciences, University
- Ph.D. Program in
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Colorado,
- Currently I am a senior research scientist at the National
Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
in conjunction with the University of Colorado Cooperative
Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES).. Previously, I
was a research scientist at the NASA Goddard
Space Flight Center's Cryospheric Sciences
- Before NASA and NSIDC, I was as an assistant professor at the
U.S. Naval Academy in the Oceanography
Department, where I taught upper-level undergraduate classes in
Polar Oceanography/Meteorology and Environmental Remote Sensing.
- Before going to the USNA, I worked as a post-doc at the National Ice Center in
- Before that, I worked at CCAR, Colorado Center
for Astrodynamics Research.
- I was part of PAOS,
the Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, now the Atm.
and Oceanic Sciences (ATOC) Department.
- My thesis research was funded by NASA's Mission to Planet Earth.
- NOAA/NCEP Sea Ice
- Web site maintenance.
(ftp page, web ftp link)
- National news on CNN
- Hometown news: The Denver
Post, The Detroit
News, The Detroit Free
- For the latest in sports, ESPN
- News of the Wolverines.
UM Alumni page
and NOAA Forecast for
- Info on my current home city, Lafayette, CO.
Boulder/Denver bus info from RTD.
- Info on places I used to live: Greenbelt, MD; Boulder, CO; Annapolis, MD; Alexandria, VA; Ann Arbor, MI; Grosse Pointe
- Comic relief: Foxtrot,
- My Travel Pages
- Fantasy Football
- Walt's NCAA Tourney Pool: 2017,
2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
- My answer to the confounding 'gry'
question. More on the gry riddle.
- The definitive source of info on the creationism/evolution
- Urban Legends;
another urban legends page: snopes.com
links for TV shows, comics, music, etc.
- Mike Burger's blog
- Roger Ebert's Movie Reviews
- My favorite movies
(rather out of date)
- The Modern Library's list of 100
Best Novels of the 20th Century and AFI's Top 100 Movies
- The ultimate movie guide, the Internet
- Delta, United, American, Spirit, Frontier, Orbitz
"To understand just one life, you have to swallow the world." -
University of Colorado