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Headlines Archive 2004

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17 Dec 04
Second NOAA/NASA/DOE Workshop for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles a Success

A workshop on the Utilization of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for Global Climate Change Research was held in Boulder on December 7 & 8.

14 Dec 04
NWS-FSL Team Awarded NOAA Bronze Medal for Superior Federal Service

An NWS-FSL team has been awarded a NOAA Bronze Medal for developing and deploying the national AWIPS Linux Migration Project.

07 Dec 04
NOAA Collaborates to Implement the Volcanic Ash Coordination Tool

FSL has collaborated with other federal and state agencies to develop and install a tool to help mitigate the effects of volcanic ash on North Pacific aviation operations.

26 Oct 04
GPS Systems Collect Water Vapor Data from Ivan’s Eyewall

As researchers at NOAA’s Forecast Systems Laboratory continue to study data from the recent hurricanes, unprecedented information is discovered.

21 Oct 04
NOAA Research Recognized for Excellence in Aviation Product Development

Five members of FSL's Aviation Division received the Aviation Meteorology Award at the 2004 annual meeting of the National Weather Association.

20 Oct 04
FX-Net Weather Forecasting System Used for the 2004 Air Pollution Field Study

FX-Net was the primary weather forecasting system used for the collaborative New England Air Quality Study-Intercontinental Transport and Chemical Transformation (NEAQS-ITCT) 2004 conducted this summer.

28 Sep 04
Hurricane Jeanne Landfall Observed by Citizen Weather Observer Program Stations

As Jeanne made landfall in southeast Florida, two CWOP stations provided some of the few surface weather observations available.

20 Sep 04
MADIS Provides Data on Hurricanes Charley, Frances, and Ivan

During hurricanes Charley, Frances, and Ivan, MADIS provided data to the NWS and others, significantly increasing the number of observations available to forecasters for tracking and assessing the storms.

14 Sep 04
FSL Helps Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the DOC Boulder Laboratories

FSL staff have contributed in many ways to the just-completed commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Department of Commerce Boulder Laboratories.

10 Sep 04
Hurricane Frances Brings Record Amount of Atmospheric Water Vapor into Florida

The highest atmospheric precipitable water vapor ever recorded by GPS remote sensing techniques was observed during the passage of Frances over the Florida panhandle.

31 Aug 04
CWOP Weather Stations Provide Data on Hurricane Charley

Among the observations collected as Hurricane Charley passed across Florida in August, CWOP stations provided important detailed local information.

26 Aug 04
FSL Website Redesigned to Provide Faster Access to NOAA/FSL Science

The redesigned FSL Website (you're looking at it) utilizes new Web technology and trends to provide quicker access to FSL's technology, research findings, and data.

05 Aug 04
AWIPS HazCollect Program Development Begins at FSL

Working with the National Weather Service, FSL is developing the AWIPS portion of an automated message handling system that will collect and disseminate nonweather hazardous event information to the public.

28 Jul 04
NOAA's Science On a Sphere™ Centerpiece at G-8 Summit

The display of Science On a Sphere™ dominated the press center at the Sea Island G-8 Summit.

14 Jul 04
Inaugural Demonstration of NOAA's Science On a Sphere™ at a Public Museum

In its first public museum exhibition, NOAA's Science On a Sphere™ was showcased at the Maryland Science Center from June 15-30.

18 May 04
NOAA's Profiler Network Supports NWS in Recent Tornado Outbreaks

Data from NOAA's profilers have helped weather forecasters recognize atmospheric conditions conducive to tornado development in several recent events.

08 Apr 04
Data from Local Weather Stations Help Fight Colorado Wildfires

CWOP, MADIS, and LAPS combine to provide local data and fire-specific products to support firefighting and make point forecasts for new fire locations.

05 Apr 04
NOAA's Science On a Sphere to be Exhibited at the G8 Summit

NOAA's Science On a Sphere (SOS) has been invited to exhibit at the G8 Summit, June 8-10 on Sea Island, Georgia.

02 Apr 04
FSL Supports the 2004 National Ocean Science Bowl

FSL personnel volunteered at the 7th Annual Regional National Ocean Science Bowl (NOSB) on February 28, 2004, at the University of Colorado in Boulder.

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