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Author: David A. Powner
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: weather, service, significant, face, challenges, congressional, testimony, offices, plans, faa, national, considering, aviation, consolidate
Number of Pages: 31
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1437919278
ISBN-13: 9781437919271

The Nat. Weather Service's (NWS) weather products are a vital component of the FAA¿s air traffic control system. In addition to providing aviation weather products developed at its own facilities, NWS also provides staff onsite at each of FAA's en route centers -- the facilities that control high-altitude flight outside the airport tower. FAA and NWS have been exploring options for enhancing the efficiency of the aviation weather services provided at en route centers. This is a summary of a draft report that: (1) determines the status and plans of efforts to restructure the center weather ser
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Author: David Powner
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: climate, space, weather, measurements, critical, sustain, satellites, strategy, needed, environmental
Number of Pages: 51
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437934374
ISBN-13: 9781437934373

Environmental satellites provide data that are used for forecasting the weather, measuring variations in climate over time, and predicting space weather. In planning for the next generation of these satellites, federal agencies originally sought to fulfill weather, climate, and space weather requirements. However, in 2006, federal agencies restructured two key satellite acquisitions. This involved removing key climate and space weather instruments. This report: (1) assessed plans for restoring the capabilities that were removed from the two key satellite acquisitions; and (2) evaluated federal
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Author: David A. Powner
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: weather, service, face, offices, significant, challenges, consolidate, considering, faa, national, aviation, plans
Number of Pages: 38
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437922139
ISBN-13: 9781437922134

In addition to providing aviation weather products developed at its own facilities, the National Weather Service (NWS) also provides on-site staff at each of the Federal Aviation Admin. (FAA's) en route centers -- the facilities that control high-altitude flight outside the airport tower and terminal areas. Over the last few years, FAA and NWS have been exploring options for enhancing the efficiency of the aviation weather services provided at en route centers. This report: (1) determines the status and plans of efforts to restructure the center weather service units; (2) evaluates efforts to
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Author: Rick Leach
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: weather, book, skywarns, owlie, storms, ahead, watch
Number of Pages: 44
Published: 2008-05
ISBN-10: 1437900399
ISBN-13: 9781437900392

This activity book will help children learn more about dangerous weather. The warnings in this book may keep you, your family & pets alive! Weather can be calm & peaceful. It also can be violent & dangerous. Each year hundreds of people are killed by severe storms such as tornadoes, hurricanes & flash floods. But if people paid attention to NOAAżs National Weather Service warnings, they would be much safer. Contents: Hurricanes; Tornadoes; Lightning; Floods; Winter Storms; & Weather Quizzes.
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Author: David A. Powner
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: faa, weather, need, ensure, quality, service, product, centers, reevaluating, services, key, aviation, national
Number of Pages: 31
Published: 2008-07-01
ISBN-10: 143790162X
ISBN-13: 9781437901627

The Nat. Weather Servicesżs (NWS) weather products are a vital component of the FAA air traffic control system. In addition to providing aviation weather products developed at its own facilities, NWS also provides staff on-site at each of FAAżs en route centers. This group of meteorologists provides air traffic managers with forecasts and briefings on regional conditions incl. turbulence, icing, and freezing precipitation. This report: (1) determines the status of NWSżs plans for restructuring the offices that provide aviation weather services at FAAżs en route centers; (2) identifies FAA
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing Inc.
Keywords: weather, needs, rigorous, planning, prototype, operations, forecasting, national, servie
Number of Pages: 36
Published:
ISBN-10: 1422396681
ISBN-13: 9781422396681
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: requirement, availability, radar, forecasting, weather
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 1996-10-01
ISBN-10: 0788134361
ISBN-13: 9780788134364

Reviews the Next Generation Weather Radar (NEXRAD), a Doppler weather radar that the Department of Commerce, Defense, & Transportation are jointly acquiring. This $1.4 billion project will establish a constellation of radars to increase the accuracy, timeliness, & credibility of hazardous weather warnings. Focuses on changes in the number of NEXRADs being deployed, contract options to purchase additional radar units, the Air Force's contribution to the national NEXRAD network, & the accessibility & availability of NEXRADs.
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