Session 8B Special Session: Collaborations between National Weather Service Science & Operations Officers (SOO)/Development & Operations Hydrologists (DOH) to enhance the transition of research into forecast operations [Invited Speakers]

Wednesday, 15 January 2020: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
251 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 10th Conference on Transition of Research to Operations
Tim McClung, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD and David Myrick, NOAA/NWS/STI/Meteorological Development Laboratory, SSMC2 - W/OST25 - Room 10354, Silver Spring, MD

8:30 AM
Improving field-driven R2O in the NWS through SOO-DOH collaboration
Louis W. Uccellini, NOAA/National Weather Service, Silver Spring, MD; and D. T. Myrick

8:45 AM
The Near Storm Environment Awareness (NSEA) Project
David Hotz, 5974 Commerce Blvd., Morristown, TN; and A. Anderson, J. W. Dellicarpini, C. Entremont, S. J. Keighton, P. T. Marsh, J. S. Schaumann, M. sutton, T. J. Turnage, and J. R. Wiedenfeld

9:00 AM
Field Assessment and Integration of National Water Model Output into National Weather Service River Forecast Center Operations
Scott D. Lindsey, NWS/Alaska-Pacific River Forecast Center, Anchorage, AK; and A. MacNeil, T. Dixon, E. T. Jones, J. Lhotak, and B. Cosgrove

9:15 AM
SOO Satellite Training Advisory Teams (STAT)
B. Ward, NWS, Honolulu, HI; and F. Alsheimer and N. Eckstein

9:30 AM
Extreme Precipitation Forecasting: Enhancing Situational Awareness to Potential High Impact Events
James Alan Nelson Jr., Weather Prediction Center, College Park, MD; and D. R. Stovern, M. Klein, S. Czyzyk, E. Nipper, J. W. Zeitler, and K. Landry

9:45 AM
SOO Contributions to EMC’s Model Evaluation Group
Geoffrey S. Manikin, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD; and I. L. Jirak and M. Klein

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