Joseph S. D’Aleo

Executive Director, Icecap.us; Co-chief Meteorologist, WeatherBELL Analytics,LLC

Joseph D’Aleo was a co-founder and the first Director of Meteorology at the cable TV Weather Channel. He has over 45 years experience in professional meteorology. Mr. D’Aleo is now co-chief Meteorologist with Weatherbell Analytics LLC. He was previously Chief Meteorologist at Weather Services International Corporation and the WSI Intellicast.com website. He was a partner and chief meteorologist in a hedge fund trading energy and agriculture before joining WeatherBell at its start-up. 

Mr. D’Aleo was a college professor and chaired the Meteorology program at Lyndon State College. He has authored a resource guide on El Nino and La Nina and papers on how research into ENSO and atmospheric, oceanic and solar oscillations have made skillful seasonal forecasts possible. Mr. D’Aleo has also published numerous peer-reviewed papers and books and made numerous presentations focused on seasonal forecasts and their impacts on agriculture, energy, and industry to conferences for government, professional societies, and industries in the U.S., Brazil, Canada and China. 

Mr. D’Aleo is a Certified Consultant Meteorologist and was elected a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society (AMS). He has served as a member and then chairman of the American Meteorological Society’s Committee on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, and has co-chaired national conferences for both the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association. Mr. D’Aleo was elected a Councilor for the AMS, the only private sector meteorologist to ever be elected by his peers for that role. 

Joseph D’Aleo is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin with BS and MS degrees in Meteorology. His master’s thesis was on explosive development in east coast cyclones. He has an ABD from NYU and honorary Ph.D. from VSC for his pioneer roles in the formation of the Lyndon State meteorology program (43 years ago) and successful start up of The Weather Channel (34 years ago).

Joseph S. D’Aleo Contributions

October 16, 2017
  • Climate Change
  • Environment & Energy
August 25, 2017
  • Climate Change
  • Environment & Energy
November 19, 2015
  • Taxes
  • Government Spending
  • Economy