For meteorologists like me, our eyes have been turned squarely to the Caribbean over the past week as dangerous hurricane Matthew has gathered strength. Matthew has already made landfall in Haiti and Cuba as a category 4 storm with 145mph winds and damage reports are only slowly trickling in. Matthew, however, isn’t done. The latest […]
Tom Di Liberto
Tom Di Liberto is a meteorologist, scientist, storyteller, husband, and father of a newborn son. Currently he works for Innovim as a meteorologist within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) Climate Prediction Center (CPC). He also serves as a consulting meteorologist for NOAA’s Climate.gov, contributing articles about weather and climate events discussed from a climate perspective. In addition, he is a member of CPC’s El Niño–Southern Oscillation, or ENSO, team, which forecasts the strength of developing El Niños and La Niñas. Di Liberto is also an active science communicator. In 2013, he was named America’s first Science Idol after winning a competition held at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences Science and Entertainment Exchange, where he provides weather and climate expertise to writers and producers in the television and film industries.