Session 2 Testbeds to Enable & Accelerate Transitions of R2O to Decision Makers, End Users & the Public in Weather, Water or Climate Applications e.g. Hazardous Weather Testbed [HWT] & Hydrometeorological Testbed [HMT] -Part I

Monday, 13 January 2020: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
252A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 10th Conference on Transition of Research to Operations
Alan E. Gerard, NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Warning Research and Development Division, Norman, OK and Kodi Nemunaitis-Berry, NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Warning Research and Development Division, Norman, OK

10:30 AM
Joint Technology Transfer Initiative: A Research to Operations Transition Program in NOAA
Chandra R. Kondragunta, NOAA/OAR/Office of Weather and Air Quality, Silver Spring, MD; and B. Lapenta and H. L. Tolman

10:45 AM
The 2019 NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed Spring Forecasting Experiment
Adam J. Clark, NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and I. L. Jirak, B. T. Gallo, B. Roberts, S. J. Weiss, L. J. Wicker, S. R. Dembek, M. Xue, F. Kong, K. W. Thomas, C. Zhang, K. H. Knopfmeier, G. J. Creager, K. Brewster, Y. Jung, G. Romine, C. R. Alexander, X. Wang, S. M. Willington, Y. Wang, A. Johnson, L. Harris, T. A. Supinie, A. R. Dean, K. A. Wilson, M. J. Krocak, K. Hoogewind, P. L. Heinselman, J. J. Choate, and C. Potvin

11:00 AM
Incorporating End Users in Hazardous Weather Testbed Experiments
Kodi Nemunaitis-Berry, NSSL, Norman, OK; and H. Obermeier, K. M. Calhoun, T. C. Meyer, K. E. Klockow-McClain, D. LaDue, Z. Stanford, and A. Gerard

11:15 AM
Key Highlights from the Hazardous Weather Testbed: Experimental Warning Program 2019
Tiffany C. Meyer, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and A. V. Bates, K. Berry, K. M. Calhoun, P. A. Campbell, A. Gerard, J. J. Gourley, K. E. Klockow-McClain, S. M. Martinaitis, J. W. Monroe, B. R. Smith, and G. J. Stumpf

11:30 AM
Transitioning the Tropical Cyclone Logistic Guidance for Genesis (TCLOGG) forecast tool to the National Hurricane Center via the Joint Hurricane Testbed
Daniel J. Halperin, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ., Daytona Beach, FL; and R. E. Hart and A. Brammer

11:45 AM
'An Overview of the 2019 Aviation Weather Testbed Summer Experiment'
Stephanie Avey, NWS/NCEP/AWC, Kansas City, MO; and A. Cross, R. M. Hepper, and S. Alvidrez

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