Past Projects

Projects will Include

  • Activities that improve understanding of forecasting problems
  • Activities that address some critical aspect of operational model development
  • Activities that will create new data analysis techniques with wide application and usefulness in operational forecasting
  • Development of improved forecast tools (including use of GIS)
  • Coding and testing of data visualization systems
  • Development of datasets for the Science on a Sphere
  • Incorporation of social science to communicate forecast uncertainty

Examples of Past Projects 

  • Verification of Weather Prediction Center Freezing Rain Guidance using ASOS Ice Accretion Observations
  • The Influence of the Appalachian Mountains on the Precipitation Transition Zone
  • Examining the Prediction of Heavy Rainfall Events during Winter in the Western U.S. and Effects from Meteorological Environments
  • Atlantic Hurricane Force Storms: Identifying Stratospheric Air Intrusions and the Effects of Hurricane Force Wind Events on the Iceberg Limit
  • Diagnosing Geospatial Uncertainty Visualization Challenges in Seasonal Temperature and Precipitation Forecasts
  • NMME Upgrades Re(scripting-processing-visualizing)
  • Parameterizing subsurface karst geology within the Noah Land Surface Model (LSM)
  • Objective Tropical Cyclone Characterization for Model Development
  • Upgrades to the Regression Test Framework on WAVEWATCH III
  • Visualization of Secondary Eyewalls in Operational HWRF
  • Evaluation of NAM Meteorological Predictions for Driving the North American Air Quality Forecasting Capability Predictions
  • Evaluating High-Resolution Model Performance of Convective Initiation During Severe Weather Events
  • An Overview of NCEP: Products, Services and Impacts