Session 6 Mesonets and Citizen Observer Networks

Wednesday, 9 January 2013: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room 15 (Austin Convention Center)
Host: 20th Conference on Applied Climatology
Melissa Griffin, Florida State Univ., Florida Climate Center, Tallahassee, FL

10:45 AM
Balancing the desire for a friendly citizen science program with the need for accurate precipitation data
Peter Goble, CoCoRaHS/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and N. J. Doesken, H. Reges, Z. Schwalbe, J. Turner, and N. Newman
11:00 AM
Evaluating the Quality of “Citizen Scientist” Snow Albedo Observations for use in Climate System Studies
Elizabeth Ann Burakowski, Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space/University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH; and M. D. Stampone, C. P. Wake, and J. E. Dibb
11:15 AM
The Oklahoma Mesonet: Evolution from Real-time Weather Network to Climate Network
Christopher A. Fiebrich, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and K. Kloesel, D. Grimsley, G. McManus, A. McCombs, and C. Luttrell
11:30 AM
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