NWS EASTERN REGION CLIMATE WORKSHOPbullet SEPTEMBER 15-18, 2003 bullet RALEIGH, NCNOAA logoNWS logo
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Workshop Summary

PURPOSE & GOALS:

Discuss and identify Climate Services needs and solutions by establishing the role of climate services for Eastern Region.

  
The participants of the workshop will gain an understanding of:

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HOTEL INFORMATION:

Holiday Inn Brownstone - DT, Raleigh, NC
(919) 828-0811

$74/night
Rooms blocked until September 1, 2003
Group name: National Weather Service

Complimentary shuttle from airport to hotel: ** When making your room reservation (you must speak to the hotel directly not the 1-800 reservationists), indicate that you will need to use the shuttle from the airport to the hotel. They will ask for your arrival time.  Make sure to indicate the group name: National Weather Service. Then when you arrive at the airport you will need to call the hotel (919-828-0811) to request the shuttle pick-up.

Raleigh-Durham International Airport Ground Transportation

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AGENDA:

Note: Speakers - please bring 60 copies of your slides for meeting participants.
Meeting room equipment available:  Overhead projector, laptop projector.

Monday September 15, 2003

Travel day. Check into hotel.

Tuesday September 16, 2003

Location: Holiday Inn Brownstone - DT, Raleigh, NC

Time

Event/Briefing Organization - Briefer min
8:00 AM Welcome, Workshop details ER Climate Services Team 15

 

Moderator - Gary Szatkowski - NWS PHI
Note taker - Michael Evans - NWS BGM
8:15 AM

 

Climate Services - NWS/NOAA Vision

ER Director - Dean Gulezian
OCWWS/CSD - Fiona Horsfall
10

20

8:45 AM Workshop Theme

*Science
*Data
*Partnerships

ER Climate Services Team 10
8:55 AM Applied Statistics for Climatology OCWWS/CSD - Marina Timofeyeva 65
10:00 AM Break   15
10:15 AM Climate Variability / ENSO CPC - Gerry Bell 60
11:15 AM Climate Downscaling Techniques OCWWS/CSD - Marina Timofeyeva 60
12:15 AM Lunch on your own 75

 

Moderator - Jim Campbell - NWS RLX
Note taker - Patti Wnek - NWS MARFC
1:30 PM Current Training Opportunities & Resources ER/SSD - Heather Hauser 30
2:00 PM Wrap up of Science Session ER Climate Services Team 30
2:30 PM Introductory Remarks - Data ER Climate Services Team 10
2:40 PM Snowfall Requirements, Data, Transition NWS BOX - Alan Dunham 50
3:30 PM Break   15
3:45 PM COOP Modernization and New England Project ERH/SOD - Sergio Marsh
Sr. Visiting Scientist OS&T - Ken Crawford
60
4:45 PM Wrap up of Day 1 ER Climate Services Team 30

Wednesday September 17, 2003

Location: Holiday Inn Brownstone - DT, Raleigh, NC

Time

Event/Briefing Organization - Briefer min

Moderator - Sam McNeil - NWS ILN             
Note taker - Steve McLaughlin - NWS BUF
8:00 AM Data Quality Control WFO RLX - Jim Campbell 30
8:30 AM Data Quality Control NERFC - Jeane Wallace 30
9:00 AM CPC - Products, Data, QC, etc. CPC - Ed O'Lenic 50
9:50 AM Break   15

10:05 AM

NCDC - Products, Data, QC, etc

NCDC - Stephen Del Greco 50
10:55 AM RCCs -Products, Data, QC, etc NRCC - Keith Eggleston 50

11:45 PM

Lunch

on your own 75

 

Moderator - Alan Dunham - NWS BOX
Note taker - Jim Mansfield - NWS GYX
1:00 PM State Climatologist(s) - Products, Data, QC, etc AASC President - David Robinson 45

1:45 PM

Media Use of Climate Data - coordinated presentation

New England Cable News - Matt Noyes
WRAL-TV - Greg Fishel
45
2:30 PM NWS Climate Outreach/Partnerships OCWWS/OS - Stephan Kuhl
OCWWS/CSD - Judy Koepsell
45
3:15 PM Break   15
3:30 PM Local Climate Partnerships WFO RAH - Brandon Locklear
NC State Climatologist - Ryan Boyles
30
4:00 PM Wrap up of Data/Partnerships/ Outreach Session ER Climate Services Team 30
4:30 PM Climate Services Workshop Wrap up
  • Discussion
  • Review of Action Items

 ER Climate Services Team

 

30

5:00 PM

Workshop Ends

   

 

Thursday, September 18, 2003

Travel day.

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REGISTRATION:

Please provide the following information to ensure adequate materials, facilities, and notification of any last minute changes by September 1, 2003.

Name
Organization
Work Phone
Email

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QUESTIONS? CONTACT THE EASTERN REGION CLIMATE TEAM:

Harvey Thurm       631-244-0124
Sergio Marsh         631-244-0169
Laurie Hogan        631-244-0114
Heather Hauser    631-244-0161

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RALEIGH FORECAST OFFICE    RALEIGH FORECAST    RALEIGH CLIMATE FOR SEPTEMBER 

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