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Briefing Date:10/11/2011
Topic:The National Weather Service Modernization and Associated Restructuring: A Retrospective Assessment

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate
Committee on the Assessment of the National Weather Service’s Modernization Program

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Congressional Briefings
Tuesday, October 11, 2008
143 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 10:00 a.m.
2318 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 1:00 p.m.
420 Hart Senate Office Bldg. – 2:00 p.m.
and
Thursday, October 13, 2008
H-309, The Capitol Bldg. – 9:00 a.m.

on

The National Weather Service Modernization and Associated Restructuring:
A Retrospective Assessment

This report, requested by Congress in P.L. 111-117, evaluates the modernization and associated restructuring of the National Weather Service that occurred from 1989 to 2000 and provides lessons learned to support future improvements.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on October 12, 2011 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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