R2O Enabling Partnerships — Part I

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Wednesday, 9 January 2013: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
Ballroom A (Austin Convention Center)

This session will describe partnerships among U.S. federal agencies, academia, industry, and other nations, which help to accelerate transitions from research to operations, and identify barriers and ways to overcome them.
Host: Third Conference on Transition of Research to Operations
Cochairs:  Nicolas Powell, Raytheon, Colorado Springs, CO and Alfred Tadros, Marketing and Sales, Space Systems/Loral, Palo Alto, CA
  4:00 PM
Enabling a High-Resolution, Coupled Hydro-Meteorological System for Operational Forecasting of Severe Weather and Flooding Events in Rio de Janeiro
Lloyd A. Treinish, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY; and A. P. Praino, J. Cipriani, U. Mello, L. Villa Real, P. A. Sesina, K. Mantripragada, R. Mittal, V. Saxena, and T. George
  4:15 PM
NOAA's Risk Reduction Activities in Preparation for the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission
Ralph R. Ferraro, NOAA/NESDIS, College Park, MD; and S. A. Boukabara, R. J. Kuligowski, F. Weng, P. Y. Groisman, P. Xie, and C. R. Williams
  4:30 PM
Progress toward observation of global wind profiles for weather and climate applications
R. Michael Hardesty, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and L. P. Riishojgaard, W. Baker, G. D. Emmitt, B. Gentry, M. J. Kavaya, and S. Mango
  4:45 PM
  5:00 PM
Advancing Fire Weather Research via Interagency Collaboration: The NOAA/USFS Research Partnership
Sher Schranz, NOAA/ERL/FSL and CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Boulder, CO; and P. Roohr, E. Jacks, and R. Pouyat
  5:15 PM
WAVEWATCH III®: A Transition to Navy Operations
J. D. Dykes, NRL, Stennis Space Center, MS; and E. Rogers