Unifying Weather Researchers, Forecasters, and Decision Makers via GIS
Track: Atmosphere, Climate, and Weather
Authors: Jack Settelmaier
The National Weather Service (NWS) issues weather forecast information to lessen life and property losses. NWS weather information as open-standards, easily-consumable, time-enabled GIS services unites weather researchers, forecasters, and decision-makers by bridging communication and understanding gaps. Customized filter and query options in operational situational awareness displays lets each user assess details within larger upcoming weather events that are most impacting to their interests.