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Modernization of the National Weather Service

hearing before the Subcommittee on Space of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, March 11, 1993.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Space.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. National Weather Service,
    • Weather forecasting -- United States -- Technological innovations

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .S3995 1993b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 270 p. :
      Number of Pages270
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1146312M
      ISBN 100160410592
      LC Control Number94118155
      OCLC/WorldCa28440362

      National Weather Service Melbourne Office History. NWS Melbourne Office History. December - Construction of new NWS Weather Forecast Office (WFO) at Melbourne Regional Airport begins.. April - Meteorologist In Charge reports for of one. July - Melbourne becomes first NWS field office completed under the National Modernization and Associated Restructuring (MAR) of the . The Automated Surface Observing Systems (ASOS) program is a joint effort of the National Weather Service (NWS), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the Department of Defense (DOD). The ASOS systems serves as the nation's primary surface weather observing network.

        His conclusion: The US’s publicly funded weather forecasting agency, the national weather service, and the data it collects, are under threat .   Reinvesting resources in six regional centers – From the National Academies Committee on the Assessment of the National Weather Service’s Modernization Program report (pp. 41 – 42): “[R]apid technological changes—not the least of which is the expanding utility of the internet—allow for meteorologists to prepare forecasts for.

      Hydrologic forecasting is vital not only to the National Weather Service mission of saying lives and protecting property but also to our nation's water management decision makers. Since its inception, the River and Flood Program has continually endeavored to modernize its tools and techniques. numerical weather prediction, research, climate archives, climate prediction, hydrology, aviation weather, marine weather, severe storms and hurricanes. In the Weather Bureau changed its name to the National Weather Service (NWS) and became part of the newly formed National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).


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Modernization of the National Weather Service by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Space. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The National Modernization of the National Weather Service book Service Modernization and Associated Restructuring presents the first comprehensive assessment of the execution of the MAR and its impact on the provision of weather services in the United States.

This report provides an assessment that addresses the past modernization as well as lessons learned to support future. Eight year national plan for the modernization and restructuring of the National Weather Service is announced.

The massive $ billion overhaul of the agency from will last a decade and change the way the agency operates, resulting in improved capabilities to protect lives and livelihoods.

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House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, Ma [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. United States. National Weather Service. National implementation plan for the modernization and associated restructuring of the National Weather Service.

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During the 20th century, the National Weather Service was unable to keep up with the pace of technological advances and as a result was nearly obsolete by the s.

Between andthe nation invested an estimated $ billion to modernize and restructure the National Weather Service. Twice a day, every day of the year, weather balloons are released simultaneously from almost locations worldwide. This includes 92 released by the National Weather Service in the US and its territories.

The balloon flights last for around 2 hours, can drift as far as miles away, and rise up to overft. (about 20 miles) in the. As a result, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has set an ambitious goal: to modernize the National Weather Service (NWS) through the deployment of proven observational, information processing, and communications technologies, and to establish an associated cost-effective operational structure.

National Weather Service: modernization & associated restructuring. [United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.;] Print book: National government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects. Get this from a library. The National Weather Service modernization and associated restructuring: a retrospective assessment. [National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Assessment of the National Weather Service's Modernization Program.] -- "The Modernization and Associated Restructuring (MAR) of the National Weather Service (NWS) was a large and complex re.

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§ Definitions. § Notification of changes in operations and restructuring. § Menu of services. Laura Losing Tropical Characteristics; Severe Weather From Midwest To Mid-Atlantic. Laura is losing tropical characteristics this afternoon but heavy rain, flooding, and severe storms with tornadoes and damaging winds remain possible from the Tennessee Valley to the west-central Gulf Coast.

The Weather Service Modernization Act ofPublic LawTitle VII, Stat. was a bill put forward to the nd Congress in to modernize the technology and operations of the National Weather Service (NWS).

It was discussed in sessions of Congress for two years. Prior to the modernization, the NWS operated a two-tier office structure. There were 52 Weather Service Forecast Offices, roughly one per state (though larger states had more), along with smaller Weather Service Offices that primarilyy took weather observations and issued severe weather.

But first some history. Prior to roughlybefore the NWS went through its "modernization", there was roughly one Weather Service Forecast Office (WSFO) per state (actually 53), all with professional meteorologists, and Weather Service Offices (WSO), with observers and meteorological technicians.

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TOWARD A NEW NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - - A First Report Reprinted by NOAA Prepared by the Committee on National Weather Service Modernization of the Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems National Research Council NATIONAL ACADEMY PRESS Washington D.C.

March NOTICE: The project that is the subject of this report was approved by. Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the status of the National Weather Service (NWS) systems modernization and the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service's Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) noted that: (1) although NWS is nearing completion of its systems modernization effort, it still faces important.

As part of the National Weather Service's Modernization and Restructuring Plan, the San Antonio office was transferred to New Braunfels and consolidated with the three other offices (Austin, Del Rio, and Hondo) in and The office was renamed as the Austin/San Antonio National Weather Service Office, and continues as such today.Efforts to modernize the US National Weather Service (NWS) have been called for and then embarked on over the past couple decades.

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