Picture from NROW 7

 The Eighth Northeast Regional Operational Workshop

1-2 November 2006

Albany, New York

cosponsored by

 National Weather Service and 

 University at Albany, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

The Eighth Northeast Regional Operational Workshop (NROW) will be held Wednesday and Thursday, 1-2 November 2006, at the Center for Environmental Science and Technology Management Auditorium, 251 Fuller Road, Albany, New York on the University at Albany Campus. The workshop will be co-sponsored by the National Weather Service Office at Albany, New York, and the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University at Albany. The American Meteorological Society is a cooperating organization.

Papers will be welcome on all aspects of Northeast United States and Southeast Canadian operational weather forecasting and should focus on the topics listed. Sessions will focus on, northeast coastal storms, terrain effects, heavy precipitation forecasting, hydrology, northeast severe storms, lake effect, use of high-resolution model data, mesoscale modeling, enhancement of the digital forecast process, CSTAR and COMET funded research, and the integration of new technology into operations. Presentations will only be given in oral form. Presenters should submit a one page abstract in Microsoft Word, Courier 11 point font. Abstracts that are in other fonts or formats will be returned. Presenters should either mail a CDROM with their presentation to the address for the Steering Committee below, or upload it to the designated website no later than 4pm EDT Thursday 27 October 2006. Website login will be provided to presenters in mid October. Presentations must be in Microsoft Powerpoint. Conference presentations will be limited to 34. The Steering Committee reserves the right to decline abstracts that do not address conference foci.

No registration fee will be charged, however registration is mandatory online at the conference web page by 12 October 2006. The deadline for submission of abstracts is 5 October 2006. Abstracts should be submitted electronically as email attachments. Abstracts and presentations, should be sent to NROW Steering Committee, c/o Warren R. Snyder, National Weather Service Forecast Office, 251 Fuller Road, Suite B300, Albany, New York 12203, 518-435-9569; e-mail: warren.snyder@noaa.gov. An abstracts book will ONLY be available online, and should be posted at the conference webpage no later than October 20, 2006 at (website). For additional information contact either Warren Snyder or Peggy Kelly, at the address above, or by fax at 518-435-9587; e-mail: peggy.kelly@noaa.gov . For conference information, online registration, hotel, general information refer to Internet address http://www.erh.noaa.gov/aly/NROW/nrow8.htm . Online registration, and hotel information should be available in early August. The website will be up by 1 February 2006.



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bullet Pictures from NROW 7

bullet Conference Registration 

bullet Hotel Information

bullet Directions/Maps of Area



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Agenda Only


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bullet Presentations

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Conference Registration

bulletOnline Register Here

bulletMail in Registration

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Pictures From NROW 7


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Hotel Information

Reservations must be made by October 17, 2006

Please call the reservations number below for your reservation.
Do not register online as you will not receive the discount rate.

CrestHill Suites Hotels
1415 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12206
Phone: 518-454-0007
Fax: 518-454-0003
Reservations: 888-723-1655
Web: www.cresthillsuites.com

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Directions/Maps of Area

OFFICE LOCATION: The office is in Suite B300 on the third floor of the Center for Environmental Science and Technology Management (CESTM). CESTM is on the campus of the University at Albany, one of the four major centers of the State University of New York (SUNY). To get to CESTM, use exit 2 - Fuller Road - from I-90. Follow Fuller Road one block south of Washington Avenue and turn right on Tricentennial Drive. From Tricentennial, turn right at the stop sign into the CESTM parking area. 

From the Albany Airport, exit the airport following the signs to interstate 87.  Head south on I-87 (Northway).  Take I-87 south until it ends and turn to the left onto Route 20 (Western Avenue).  Travel a short distance past Stuyvesant Plaza and take a left at the light onto Fuller Road.  Turn left on Tricentennial Drive. From Tricentennial, turn right at the stop sign into the CESTM parking area. 

Listed telephone...518-435-9580.

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