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2022-12-01 03:35 11.3 88.7 8.6 1.3 233 4.5 1 24.660 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 03:30 10.8 89.5 8.4 4.6 1 6.4 343 24.663 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 03:25 9.7 88.4 6.9 2.5 303 5.0 295 24.662 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 03:20 9.6 87.1 6.5 2.1 117 2.8 67 24.663 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 03:15 10.3 85.9 6.9 4.4 64 5.7 36 24.663 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 03:10 11.6 85.7 8.2 3.0 5 6.6 344 24.660 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 03:05 13.0 85.4 9.5 3.1 138 4.3 157 24.659 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 03:00 14.4 84.7 10.7 3.4 156 5.0 122 24.662 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 02:55 12.8 90.4 10.6 4.1 120 6.2 104 24.663 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 02:50 13.1 84.1 9.2 2.2 36 4.4 174 24.662 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 02:45 13.2 88.4 10.4 4.7 165 5.8 139 24.663 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 02:40 12.9 87.6 9.9 2.8 153 4.8 219 24.663 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 02:35 12.0 88.9 9.3 3.0 202 5.4 234 24.662 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 02:30 14.1 82.1 9.7 4.2 235 5.9 231 24.666 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 02:25 13.5 91.0 11.3 2.7 244 4.9 244 24.670 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 02:20 10.4 91.6 8.4 3.0 5 5.7 330 24.671 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 02:15 11.2 85.3 7.6 3.4 296 6.7 128 24.661 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 02:10 11.0 91.6 9.0 6.2 131 7.9 201 24.664 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 02:05 12.4 83.5 8.3 3.5 151 5.5 70 24.660 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 02:00 12.2 88.9 9.6 3.4 130 4.6 146 24.662 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 01:55 11.3 88.2 8.5 3.1 127 4.3 182 24.658 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 01:50 10.4 86.6 7.2 2.1 258 4.0 245 24.660 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 01:45 10.4 88.4 7.7 2.1 262 3.6 194 24.662 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 01:40 9.9 89.1 7.4 4.0 194 5.0 192 24.664 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 01:35 9.7 87.2 6.7 2.1 112 4.5 78 24.664 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 01:30 10.6 85.5 7.1 1.2 327 3.3 112 24.664 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 01:25 10.7 88.0 7.8 5.0 99 8.8 136 24.662 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 01:20 10.2 87.9 7.3 2.2 112 5.3 234 24.661 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 01:15 10.7 86.9 7.5 2.8 232 6.4 236 24.664 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 01:10 10.8 88.9 8.2 2.7 149 4.3 149 24.667 0.0 0.00
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2022-12-01 03:35 -11.5 88.7 -13.0 0.6 233 2.0 1 835.08 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 03:30 -11.8 89.5 -13.1 2.1 1 2.9 343 835.18 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 03:25 -12.4 88.4 -13.9 1.1 303 2.2 295 835.16 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 03:20 -12.4 87.1 -14.2 0.9 117 1.3 67 835.17 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 03:15 -12.1 85.9 -14.0 2.0 64 2.6 36 835.20 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 03:10 -11.3 85.7 -13.2 1.4 5 3.0 344 835.08 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 03:05 -10.5 85.4 -12.5 1.4 138 1.9 157 835.07 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 03:00 -9.8 84.7 -11.9 1.5 156 2.3 122 835.15 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 02:55 -10.6 90.4 -11.9 1.8 120 2.8 104 835.17 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 02:50 -10.5 84.1 -12.6 1.0 36 2.0 174 835.14 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 02:45 -10.4 88.4 -12.0 2.1 165 2.6 139 835.20 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 02:40 -10.6 87.6 -12.3 1.3 153 2.1 219 835.18 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 02:35 -11.1 88.9 -12.6 1.3 202 2.4 234 835.15 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 02:30 -9.9 82.1 -12.4 1.9 235 2.6 231 835.30 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 02:25 -10.3 91.0 -11.5 1.2 244 2.2 244 835.44 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 02:20 -12.0 91.6 -13.1 1.4 5 2.5 330 835.46 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 02:15 -11.6 85.3 -13.5 1.5 296 3.0 128 835.13 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 02:10 -11.7 91.6 -12.8 2.8 131 3.5 201 835.23 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 02:05 -10.9 83.5 -13.1 1.6 151 2.5 70 835.09 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 02:00 -11.0 88.9 -12.4 1.5 130 2.0 146 835.14 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 01:55 -11.5 88.2 -13.1 1.4 127 1.9 182 835.01 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 01:50 -12.0 86.6 -13.8 1.0 258 1.8 245 835.09 0.2 0.00
2022-12-01 01:45 -12.0 88.4 -13.5 1.0 262 1.6 194 835.14 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 01:40 -12.3 89.1 -13.7 1.8 194 2.2 192 835.21 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 01:35 -12.4 87.2 -14.1 1.0 112 2.0 78 835.23 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 01:30 -11.9 85.5 -13.8 0.5 327 1.5 112 835.23 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 01:25 -11.8 88.0 -13.4 2.2 99 3.9 136 835.17 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 01:20 -12.1 87.9 -13.7 1.0 112 2.4 234 835.12 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 01:15 -11.9 86.9 -13.6 1.2 232 2.8 236 835.23 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 01:10 -11.8 88.9 -13.2 1.2 149 1.9 149 835.32 0.0 0.00
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A CPT for Improving Turbulence and Cloud Processes in the NCEP Global Models

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    Enhancing NIDIS Drought Monitoring and Early Warning in the Intermountain West

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  • Climate Weather Processes
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    Enhancing NIDIS Drought Monitoring and Early Warning in the Upper Colorado River Basin

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    Hydrometeorological and Water Resources Research

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  • Climate Weather Processes
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    Near-field Characterization of Biomass Burning Plumes

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  • Climate Weather Processes
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    Observational constraints on the mechanisms that control size- and chemistry-resolved aerosol fluxes over a Colorado forest

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  • Climate Weather Processes
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    Use of the Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Model (OLAM) with Cloud System-Resolving Refined Local Mesh to Study MJO Initiation

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  • Climate Weather Processes
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    Data Assimilation Internship Program

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  • Data Assimilation
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    EAR – Data Assimilation for the High Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR)

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  • Data Assimilation
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    EAR – Rapid Update Cycle (RUC), Rapid Refresh (RAP) and High Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) Assimilation Development and Enhancement

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  • Data Assimilation
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    EAR – Rapid Update Cycle (RUC), Rapid Refresh (RAP) and High Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) Assimilation Development and Enhancement

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  • Data Assimilation
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    Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation Summer Colloquium on Satellite Data Assimilation

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  • Data Assimilation
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    Research Collaboration at the NWS Aviation Weather Center in Support of the Aviation Weather Testbed, Aviation Weather Research Program, and the NextGen Weather Program – International Aviation

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  • Data Assimilation
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    Towards Assimilation of Satellite, Aircraft, and Other Upper-Air CO2 Data into CarbonTracker

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  • Data Assimilation
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    Accounting for Non-Gaussianity in the Background Error Distributions Associated with Cloud-related Variables (microwave-radiances and hydrometeors) in Hybrid Data Assimilation for Convective-scale Prediction

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  • Data Distribution
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    CIRA Research Collaborations with the NWS Meteorological Development Lab on Virtual Laboratory, Innovation Web Portal, Impacts Catalog and AWIPS II Projects

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  • Data Distribution
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    CIRA Support to the JPSS Proving Ground and Risk Reduction Program: Integration of JPSS Experimental Products in AWIPS II through EPDT Code Sprints

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  • Data Distribution
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    EAR – Citizen Weather Observer Program (CWOP)

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  • Data Distribution
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    EAR – Flow-following Finite-volume Icosahedral Model (FIM) Data Distribution Project

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  • Data Distribution
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    EAR – Meteorological Assimilation Data Ingest System (MADIS)

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  • Data Distribution
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    EAR – Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) Rapid Refresh (RAP) and High-Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) Models Project, Data Distribution and Visualization

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  • Data Distribution
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    EAR – Research Collaborations with Information and Technology Services

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  • Data Distribution
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    EAR – Science On a Sphere® (SOS) Development

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  • Data Distribution
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    EAR – TerraViz (also branded as SOS Explorer)

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  • Data Distribution
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    EAR – AWIPS I & AWIPS II Workstation Development

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  • Data Distribution
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    EAR – Forecast Impact and Quality Assessment

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  • Data Distribution
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    Research Collaboration at the NWS Aviation Weather Center (AWC) in Support of the Aviation Weather Testbed (AWT), Aviation Weather Research Program (AWRP), NextGen Weather Program

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  • Data Distribution
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    Research Collaboration at the NWS Aviation Weather Center in Support of the Aviation Weather Testbed, Aviation Weather Research Program (AWRP), and the NextGen Weather Program

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  • Data Distribution
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    Research Collaboration at the NWS Aviation Weather Center in Support of the Aviation Weather Testbed, Aviation Weather Research Program, and the NextGen Weather Program

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  • Data Distribution
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    Weather Satellite Data and Analysis Equipment and Support for Research Activities

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  • Data Distribution
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    Following emissions from Non-Traditional Oil and Gas Development Through their Impact on Tropospheric Ozone

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  • Other
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    Forecasting North Pacific Blocking and Atmospheric River Probabilities: Sensitivity to Model Physics and the MJO

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  • Other
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    Implementation and testing of lognormal humidity and cloud- related control variables for the NCEP GSI hybrid EnVar assimilation scheme

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  • Other
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    Improvement and Implementation of the Probability-based Microwave Ring Rapid Intensification Index for NHC/JTWC Forecast Basins

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  • Other
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    Improvement to the Tropical Cyclone Genesis Index (TCGI)

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  • Other
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    Improvements to Operational Statistical Tropical Cyclone Intensity Forecast Models

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  • Other
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    Improvements to Operational Statistical Tropical Cyclone Intensity Forecast Models Using Wind Structure and Eye Predictors

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  • Other
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    Improving CarbonTracker Flux Estimates for North America using Carbonyl Sulfide (OCS)

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  • Other
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    Improving probabilistic forecasts of extreme rainfall through intelligent processing of high-resolution ensemble predictions

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  • Other
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    Improving understanding and prediction of concurrent tornadoes and flash floods with numerical models and VORTEX-SE observations

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  • Other
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    Investigating the Underlying Mechanisms and Predictability of the MJO-NAM Linkage in the NMME Phase – 2 Models

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  • Other
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    Modeling the Complex and Dynamic Physico chemical Evolution of Primary and Secondary Organic Aerosol from Wildfire Smoke

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  • Other
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    Multi-disciplinary investigation of concurrent tornadoes and flash floods in the Southeastern US

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  • Other
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    Use of the Stochastic-dynamic Approach in a Single Dynamic-Core Storm-Scale Ensemble for Improved Spread and Reliability of QPF and Surface Variables – Joint Technology Transfer Initiative funded (GSD-Task)

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  • Other
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    Aerosol Size Distribution and Composition Evolution during FIREX Activities: Closure Analyses and Climate Impacts

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    Assessment of Distributed Hydrologic Modeling (DHM) for Flash Flood Operations

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    Assimilation of Lake and Reservoir Levels into the WRF-Hydro National Water Model

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    Collaborative Research: Assessing Oceanic Predictability Sources for MJO Propagation

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    Comparison of Model Versus Observationally-Driven Water Vapor Profiles for Forecasting Heavy Precipitation Events

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    Development of a Framework for Process-Oriented Diagnosis of Global Models

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    EAR – Addressing Model Uncertainty through Stochastic Parameter Perturbations within the HRRR Ensemble (DTC-Task)

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    EAR – Data Assimilation System (GSI and EnKF) Code Management and User Support

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    EAR – Global Model Development

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    EAR – High Performance Computing

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    EAR – Improving Short-Range Forecasts of Severe Weather and Aviation Weather from the Assimilation of Satellite Data

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    EAR – Model Evaluation for Research Innovation Transition (MERIT, DTC-Task)

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    EAR – Refinement and Evaluation of Automated High-Resolution Ensemble – Based Hazard Detection Guidance Tools for Transition to NWS Operations (GSD-Task)

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    EAR – Unified Post Processor (UPP) Software Support and Community Engagement (DTC-Task)

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    EAR – WRF-Chem Model Development

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    EAR – Verification Work to Support Regional and Global Modeling

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    Evaluating stochastic physics approaches within select Convection Allowing Model (CAM) members included in the Community Leveraged Unified Ensemble (CLUE) during the Hazardous Weather Testbed (HWT) Spring Experiment

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    Quantifying Stochastic Forcing at Convective Scales

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    A GOES-R Proving Ground for National Weather Forecaster Readiness and Training

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    ATMS Precipitable Water Algorithms and Products (MIRS) – Blended Hydrometeorology Products Validation

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    CIRA Support for Development and Evaluation of JPSS-1 Based Tropical Cyclone Intensity and Structure Estimates – Application of JPSS Imagers and Sounders to Tropical Cyclone Track and Intensity Forecasting

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    CIRA Support for Research and Development for GOES-R Risk Reduction for Mesoscale Weather Analysis and Forecasting and Training

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    CIRA Support for the Satellite Loop Interactive Data Explorer in Real-time (SLIDER) Web Interface for the NESDIS/StAR Webpage

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    CIRA Support for Tropical Cyclone Model Diagnostics and Product Development – Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project (HFIP)

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    CIRA Support for Upgrade to the Multi-Platform Satellite Tropical Cyclone Surface Wind Analysis Product

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    CIRA Support of NOAA’s Commitment to the Coordination Group for Meteorological Satellites: Enhancing the International Virtual Laboratory

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    CIRA Support of the Virtual Institute for Satellite Integration Training (VISIT)

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    CIRA Support to Connecting with Rapid-Update Numerical Forecast Models for Advanced Short-term Prediction and Data Fusion Capabilities

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    CIRA Support to RAMMB Infrastructure for GOES-R Rebroadcast Data Collection at CIRA/CSU

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    CIRA Support to the JPSS Proving Ground and Risk Reduction Program: Addressing NWS Desires for a Cloud Cover Layers Product Using Merged VIIRS and ATMS Products

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    CIRA Support to the JPSS Proving Ground and Risk Reduction Program: Improving NUCAPS Soundings for CONUS Severe Weather Applications via Data Fusion

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    CIRA Support to the JPSS Proving Ground and Risk Reduction Program: In Pursuit of Shadows: VIIRS Day/Night Band Research Enabling Scientific Advances and Expanded Operational Awareness of the Nocturnal Environment

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    CIRA Support to the JPSS Proving Ground and Risk Reduction Program: JPSS Satellite Training for NOAA Users

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    CIRA Support to the JPSS Proving Ground and Risk Reduction Program: The Cold Air Aloft Aviation Hazard: Detection Using Observations from the JPSS Satellites and Application to the Visualization of Gridded Soundings in AWIPS II

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    CIRA Support to the JPSS Proving Ground and Risk Reduction Program: Visiting Scientist Program

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    CIRA Support to the JPSS STAR Science Program: S-NPP VIIRS EDR Imagery Algorithm and Validation Activities and S-NPP VIIRS Cloud Validation

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    CSU/CIRA Support for ATMS SI Traceable Calibration Effort

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    Instructional Development and Learning Support for NOAA’s OMAO’s Chief Learning Officer (CLO), OMAO Kansas City, MO

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    JPSS-1 Readiness for Blended Hydrometeorological Products

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    NESDIS Environmental Applications Team, Yanni Ding – Post Doc

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    NESDIS Environmental Applications Tea – Xiaoming Liu, Research Scientist – Ocean Color Algorithm Development and Ocean Process Study with Satellite Ocean Color Remote Sensing

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    NESDIS Environmental Applications Team – Xiao -Long Wang, Research Associate – Software Development for Satellite Data Analysis and Processing

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    NESDIS Environmental Applications Team – Xin Xi, Post Doc – Development of Atmospheric and Aerosol Correction for IR SST Retrievals

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    NESDIS Environmental Applications Team, I-Wen Chu – Research Scientist

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    NESDIS Environmental Applications Team, Lide Jiang – Research Scientist

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    NESDIS Environmental Applications Team, Liqin Tan – Research Associate

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    NESDIS Environmental Applications Team, Seunghyun Son -Research Scientist II

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    NESDIS Environmental Applications Team, Shuyan Liu – Research Scientist

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    NESDIS Environmental Applications Team, Tong Zhu – Research Scientist – Community Radiative Transfer Model Development and Maintenance

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    NESDIS Environmental Applications Team, Wei Shi – Research Scientist – NPP VIIRS Calibration and Validation, Ocean Color Algorithm Development and Ocean Process Study with Satellite Ocean Color Remote Sensing

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    NESDIS Environmental Applications Team, Xinjia Zhou – Research Associate – NOAA SST Reanalysis, Validation and Monitoring

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    Using JPSS Retrievals to Implement a Multisensor, Synoptic, Layered Water Vapor Product for Forecasters