FY2022 NWS Office of Science and Technology Integration: Unified Forecast System Funding Opportunity
OSTI is soliciting research proposals that will advance the development of the community-based Unified Forecast System (UFS) through three competitions: 1) Next Generation Global Prediction System (NGGPS); 2) Weeks 3-4/S2S Program; and 3) Hurricane Forecast Improvement Program (HFIP). This notification (see announcement on grants.gov) is valued at approximately $3,000,000 for the first year of multi-year (2 or 3 year) projects.
The METplus team is launching a Tutorial Series beginning Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 9am MT/11am ET. Participants can join METplus trainers weekly for virtual one-hour sessions where background presentations by subject matter experts will be woven through hands-on training. For more details and registration visit here
Find out how ideas sketched on a napkin strengthened the UFS and EPIC in this story, reflecting upon a recent paper by the former NOAA acting administrator Neil Jacobs. (9/22/2021)
The National Weather Service announced the release of a new space weather model: The WAM-IPE becoming operational! Learn more. (1/3/2021)
Forecasters are the most important stakeholders in the UFS. Find out how we engage and address their concerns in the Forecasters Workshops Report! Read More. (8/25/2021)
UFS Webinar Series – Model Diagnostics Task Force – A Walkthrough of the Technical Vision and the Diagnostics Packages, by Aparna Radhakrishnan; NOAA/GFDL & Wenhao Dong; NOAA/GFDL. Thursday, December 9, 3 PM ET.