TJ7.1 R2O Challenges Given Increasing Pace, Partners, Possibilities and Patrons

Monday, 11 January 2016: 4:00 PM
Room 355 ( New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
William Callahan, Earth Networks, Germantown, MD

The rapid pace of innovation brought about by the miniaturization of electronics, explosion of computer processing and availability of broadband communications continues to transform the landscape of technology development, as well as the availability of related products and services across markets. The weather enterprise has been no stranger to these far-reaching changes and as such, has vastly improved its forecasts, warnings, tailored products and the communications of this information to an ever expanding audience whenever and wherever users need them. While the net effect of these advances is clearly positive, many challenges remain relative to continued progress going forward. This presentation will explore the numerous issues, options and benefits the weather community faces including the challenges associated with transitioning to operations an ever increasing number of capabilities over shorter time scales.
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