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  1. Presentation To: 2009 AMS Summer Community Meeting National Weather Center Norman, Oklahoma August 10-13, 2009 Network of Network Perspectives Bill Callahan Director, Program Management

  2. National Mesonet Perspectives • NRC Report “From The Ground Up” Key Finding: • “Increased coordination among existing surface networks would provide a significant step forward and serve to achieve improved quality checking, more complete metadata, increased access to observations, and broader usage of data serving multiple locally driven needs” • Substantial Capital Investment in Existing Networks • (surface and remote sensing / private and state gov’t) • Extensive Network Infrastructure • Field Technician Teams • Network Operations Centers • Quality Assurance • Cost Effective Solutions

  3. National Mesonet Perspectives • Metadata Collection • Key To Participating • IP/Data Rights • Broad Applications • Nowcasting • Mesoscale Modeling • Severe Weather Forecasting • Plume Dispersion Modeling • Urban Climatology