ESRL Global Systems Division

ETMS History


  • 1993-1995 Added high resolution aviation weather products to the ATMS/ETMS systems.
  • 1995-1997 Transitioned operational weather products and systems to run at the VOLPE National Transportation Systems Center (VNTSC). This was the creation of the FAA AWN system.
  • 1997-2000 Added new and enhanced existing weather products to the AWN system and transitioned software support of the system to VNTSC.
  • 2001 extended the winds aloft product to cover the northern hemisphere domain.