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Briefing Date:08/01/2012
Topic:Weather Services for the Nation: Becoming Second to None

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
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
142 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 10:00 a.m.
2318 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 12:00 p.m.
and
H-309, The Capitol Bldg. – 1:00 p.m.

on

Weather Services for the Nation:
Becoming Second to None

This new report, from the National Academies, assesses the now-completed $5 billion program that modernized the National Weather Service forecasting technologies and recommends how to best plan, deploy, and oversee future improvements.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on August 2, 2012 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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