Rick Kohrs
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Space Science and Engineering Center
1225 West Dayton Street
Madsion, WI 53706
(608) 263-6312
rick.kohrs@ssec.wisc.edu

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Check out my Page of Weather Maps

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I work as a programmer and graphic artist here at the University of Wisconsin - Madison - Space Science and Engineering Center using a software package called McIDAS.   Using McIDAS, I have been creating real-time global graphics including some displayed on 3D spherical display systems Here are some examples of educational product I have been creating:

Earthquakes
Satellite Orbits
Water Vapor & Sea Surface Temperatures

I also work a fair amount creating miscellaneous graphics and movies (especially hurricanes) - here are a couple of my favorites

Hurricane Katrina (28-Aug-2005 20:45 UTC) (Large)
Movie of Hurricane Wilma (Large)
Solar Ecliplse (29-Mar-2006)

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I'm the proud parent of 3 great kids, couple of cats and a cool fish tank

Daughter
Son-One
Son-Two
Proud Cat
Wishful Thinking Cat
Buzz-off, I'm sleeping Cat
Fish Tank
Will the real Rick Kohrs please stand up
Diane and Snow Bank - Lots of Snow in 2007/2008
Buried Mailbox
Snow in Front Yard

Father and sons alike enjoy juggling ...

Son-One and Dad Passing Clubs
Son-One Juggling
Son-Two Juggling