BAMEX Operational Planning Meeting Monday March 31, 2003 0830 Welcome, Meeting Objectives and Brief Project Status 0840 Aircraft update (Jorgensen, Wakimoto, Lee) 1015 Break 1030 Forecasting Update (Weisman, Przybylinski) 1200 Lunch 1300 GBOS update (Knupp) 1500 Break 1515 Operations Center and Communications Update (Dirks, Daniels) 1645 Preview of Day 2 1700 Adjourn 1705 Reception: Cafeteria Atrium
Tuesday April 1, 2003 0830 Review of daily timeline and decision process 0945 Break 1000 Breakout sessions to discuss Ops Plan sections (emphasize decision process) Aircraft (Rm. 1001) GBOS (Rm. 1002) Ops Center and Communications (Rm. 1003) 1215 Lunch 1315 Anatta: media relations 1340 Plenary summaries and discussion 1500 Break 1515 Plenary summaries and discussion continued 1600 Summary of action items 1630 Adjourn
Goals of Meeting • Bring everyone “up to speed” on project facilities and objectives. • Review and discuss operations strategy with emphasis on timing and process of decisions. • Discuss Operations Plan draft and fill in the gaps.
Dates: 20 May to 6 July, 2003 Base: Mid-America Airport (Illinois)
Facility PI Requested Hours/Expendables NOAA P-3 Aircraft Jorgensen (NSSL) 148 Microphysical Measurements on NOAA P-3 McFarquhar/Rauber (UIUC) N/A NRL P-3 Aircraft (ELDORA) Wakimoto (UCLA)Lee (NCAR) 135 Lear Jet Davis (NCAR) 100 hrs/450 dropsondes University of Alabama/Huntsville Mobile Integrated Profiling System (MIPS) Knupp (UAH) N/A Ground-Based MobileSounding System (2) Weisman (NCAR) 450 sondes Probe Vehicle (1) Dowell (NCAR) N/A