Walter A. Lyons


Cecil A. Keen



Dr. Walter A. Lyons, CCM - President
*Served as Principal Investigator on numerous research projects funded by agencies as diverse as NSF, NASA, US Air Force, NOAA, EPA, DOE, electric utilities and private industry.
* Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin system, graduate and undergraduate teaching.
* AMS Seals of Approval for TV and Radio (1972-1988) (chaired AMS broadcast certification board)
* 18 years major market and network broadcast television experience
* Author of numerous popular science articles in magazines; plus 150+ articles in the scientific literature
* Executive producer, “The Hundred Year Hunt for the Red Sprite” DVD/video and planetarium program
* Author of best-selling The Handy Weather Guide, a Paperback Book of the Month Club selection
* Author of yearly desk top calendar series, Weather Whys and Wonders (1990-2003)
* Producer of educational weather graphics slide series for broadcasters (1980s) and science videos (1990s)
* Certified Consulting Meteorologist; Fellow, American Meteorological Society
* President, American Meteorological Society (2005)

* Member, National Council of Industrial Meteorologists

Dr. Cecil S. Keen, Senior Consultant
Professor, Atmospheric Science Program, University of Minnesota, Mankato
*20 years experience in teaching meteorology, climatology and physical geography, employing state-of-the-art science instrumentation and multi-media techniques in undergraduate classes
*Awarded NSF FIPSE Grant to improve pre-service training of earth science teachers
* Awarded major NSF facilities grant for developing the "Weather Analysis Laboratory for Teaching and Educational Resources"
* Serves on NSF educational award review panels
* TV broadcast experience (WTMJ Milwaukee), held AMS Seal of Approval
* Directed major British Petroleum sponsored Education Program for South African Schools, responsible for film, slide, and wall chart materials for K-12 teachers
* Consultant to the Science Museum of Minnesota for IMAX movie "Greatest Places"
* Produced educational resources web site on "Greatest Places" theme
* Photography has appeared on cover of National Geographic
* Earth science education specialist for both secondary and post secondary teaching.

Thomas E. Nelson, MS
* Holds degrees in both journalism and atmospheric sciences
* System administrator and software application specialist
* Computer graphic artists and non-linear editing

Liv Nordem Lyons
* Web site design and administration
* Computer graphics
* Technical editing

Robert Gobeille
* Web site implementation
* E-commerce software design
* Interactive learning modules
* Video editing specialist (NLEs)

Internships Available.
If you are a university student within driving distance of Ft. Collins, interested in educational media and production who would like to gain experience with non-linear editing, script writing, computer graphics and FX, contact us at
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