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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, 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.

How to Explain the Weather to Kids

By May 24, 2016 No Comments

I’m many things — Husband, father, brother, son, mediocre softball player — but none of those matter quite as much with people as when they learn that I am a meteorologist. After my fake laughter subsides from the ever clever quip about getting paid to be wrong,* I usually am bombarded with all sorts of […]

Categories: School-Aged Children, Science 101 + Mythbusting, Toddlers + Preschoolers