Saturday, December 10, 2016

Grants and Projects

ThemeSorted By Theme In Ascending OrderProject TitlePrincipal Investigator(s)PI AffiliationProject (Start)Project (End)Total Budget
Air QualityKalman-Filter/Analog Ensemble Predictions of Surface PM2.5 and OzoneJames Wilczak & Irina DjalalovaNOAA/OAR/ESRL/PSD and U. of Colorado/CIRES6/11/20136/10/201498,700.00 USD
Air QualityData Reduction for Transport and Dispersion Ensemble ModelingRoland Draxler & Ariel SteinNOAA/OAR/ARL and ERT, Inc6/11/20136/10/2014109,664.00 USD
Air QualityEvaluation of Chemical Data Assimilation Systems for PM2.5 Observations Using WRF-Chem and CMAQGeorg Grell & Mariusz PagowskiNOAA/OAR/ESRL/GSD6/11/20136/10/2014235,000.00 USD
Air QualityProcess Investigations of Fine Particles In Atmospheric Chemistry ModelsRick SaylorNOAA/OAR/ARL6/11/20136/10/2014219,336.00 USD
Air QualityUsing SENEX-2013 Field Campaign Data to Support NCEP/EMC PM 2.5 Aerosol PredictionsStuart McKeen & Ravan AhmadovNOAA/OAR/ESRL/CSD6/11/20136/10/2014194,000.00 USD
Air QualityKalman-Filter/Analog Ensemble Predictions of Surface PM2.5 and OzoneJames Wilczak & Irina DjalalovaNOAA/OAR/ESRL/PSD and U. of Colorado/CIRES6/1/20145/31/201598,700.00 USD
Air QualityApplying Recent Field Campaign Data in the Support of NCEP/EMC Air Quality ForecastsStuart McKeen & Ravan AhmadovNOAA/OAR/CSD6/1/20145/31/2015194,000.00 USD
Air QualityEvaluation of Chemical Data Assimilation Systems for PM2.5 Observations Using WRF-Chem and CMAQGeorg Grell & Mariusz PagowskiNOAA/OAR/GSD7/1/20146/30/2015235,000.00 USD
Air QualityApplication of Ensemble Techniques to Forecast Particulate Matter in the U.S.Roland Draxler & Ariel SteinNOAA/OAR/ARL6/1/20145/31/2015112,862.00 USD
Air QualityInvestigations Related to Simulation of Fine Particles in Atmospheric Chemistry ModelsRick SaylorNOAA/OAR/ARL6/1/20145/31/2015219,336.00 USD
Air QualityWorkshop: OAR/NWS Workshop on the Future Directions of USWRP Air Quality Forecasting ResearchVernon MorrisHoward University6/1/201412/31/201449,986.00 USD
Earth System Prediction Capability (ESPC)Assessing Regional Sea-Ice Predictability in the U.S. Arctic - A Multi-Model ApproachCarol Ladd & Phyllis StabenoNOAA/OAR/PMEL6/1/20145/31/2017308,684.00 USD
Earth System Prediction Capability (ESPC)Processes Impacting Sea-Ice Movement and Autumn Freeze-UpJanet IntrieriNOAA/OAR/ESRL/PSD6/1/20149/30/2016745,477.00 USD
Earth System Prediction Capability (ESPC)Development of an Earth System Component for Medium-range Predictability in Coastal Seas: Application on Gulf of Mexico Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia EpisodesGeorge HalliwellNOAA/OAR/AOML6/1/20145/31/2017399,112.00 USD
Earth System Prediction Capability (ESPC)Variability and Coherence of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning CirculationMolly Baringer and Gustavo GoniNOAA/OAR/AOML6/1/20145/31/2017239,175.00 USD
Earth System Prediction Capability (ESPC)Enhancing Predictions of the Statistics of Extratropical Storms and Temperature ExtremesXiaosong YangNOAA/OAR/GFDL10/1/20149/30/2015150,000.00 USD
Earth System Prediction Capability (ESPC)Verification of MJO, Blocking, and Extreme Precipitation in National Multi-Model Ensemble ForecastsBrian Gorton (POC)NOAA/OAR/ESRL10/1/20149/30/201575,000.00 USD
Earth System Prediction Capability (ESPC)Identification of Predictability Processes Related to Atmospheric Blocking Toward the Goal of Improving Forecast Lead-Time of These EventsStan BenjaminNOAA/OAR/ESRL7/1/20146/30/201575,000.00 USD
Earth System Prediction Capability (ESPC)Improving CFS Sea Ice Predictability through Understanding the Role of Atmospheric Forcing and Ice Thickness ContributionsJames OverlandNOAA/OAR/PMEL6/11/20145/31/2016149,093.00 USD
Field StudiesCollaborative Research: Measurement and Analysis of Nocturnal Mesoscale Convective Systems and Their Stable Boundary Layer Environment during PECANConrad ZieglerNOAA/OAR/NSSL 6/1/20145/31/2015114,000.00 USD
Hazardous Weather Testbed (Severe Convection)Hazardous Weather TestbedJack Kain, Darrel Kingfield, Travis Smith & Kent KnopfmeierNOAA/OAR/NSSL and U. of Oklahoma/CIMMS7/2/20137/1/2014150,000.00 USD
Hazardous Weather Testbed (Severe Convection)Hazardous Weather TestbedJack KainNOAA/OAR/NSSL 7/1/20145/31/2016200,000.00 USD
Hazardous Weather Testbed (Severe Convection)Multi-Radar/Multi-Sensor (MMRS) Hydro ExperimentJonathan GourleyNOAA/OAR/NSSL 5/16/20148/15/201451,000.00 USD
Hazardous Weather Testbed (Severe Convection)Comparing Subjective and Objective Evaluation of Forecasts for Severe ThunderstormsHarold BrooksNOAA/OAR/NSSL 4/1/20143/31/201526,599.00 USD
Hazardous Weather Testbed (Severe Convection)Big Data Analysis Methods to Derive Probability of Hazards Information (PHI) Kurt HondlNOAA/OAR/NSSL 8/1/20143/31/201538,000.00 USD
Hazardous Weather Testbed (Severe Convection)Objective Probabilistic Guidance for Severe Weather OutbreaksPatrick MarshNOAA/NWS8/1/20147/31/201551,300.00 USD
Hazardous Weather Testbed (Severe Convection)Experimentation and Evaluation of Near Real-Time Tornado Damage PathsRichard SmithNOAA/NWS6/1/20148/15/201439,000.00 USD
High-Impact/Extreme WeatherHigh-Impact Weather Prediction Project (HIWPP)Tim SchneiderNOAA/ESRL/PSD10/1/20139/30/201512,905,000.00 USD
HydrometeorologyDevelop Improved Prediction of Inland FloodingPeter LambU. of Oklahoma/CIMMS11/1/201310/31/20161,278,165.00 USD
Hydrometeorology TestbedHydrometeorology Testbed: Improving Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts (QPF) for Extreme EventsRobert CifelliNOAA/OAR/ESRL/PSD6/11/20136/10/20141,000,000.00 USD
Hydrometeorology TestbedImproving Extreme Quantitative Precipitation ForecastsRobert CifelliNOAA/OAR/ESRL/PSD10/1/20139/30/2014655,000.00 USD
Hydrometeorology TestbedCalibrated Probabilistic Forecasts Based on GEFS Reforecasts and 1/8-degree CCPA AnalysesTom HamillNOAA/OAR/ESRL/PSD5/1/201410/1/201440,000.00 USD
Hydrometeorology TestbedExplicit Forecasts of Recurrence Intervals for Rainfall: Evaluation and Implementation Using Convection-Allowing Models Gary WickNOAA/OAR/ESRL/PSD6/1/20145/31/201565,970.00 USD
Hydrometeorology TestbedIntegrating GPM and Orographic Lifting into NOAA's QPE in Mountainous TerrainPaul NiemanNOAA/OAR/ESRL/PSD3/1/20157/31/201540,000.00 USD
Joint Hurricane TestbedUpgrades to the Operational Monte Carlo Wind Speed Probability ProgramAndrea Schumacher & Mark DeMariaColorado State U. and NOAA/NESDIS9/1/20138/31/201586,000.00 USD
Joint Hurricane TestbedGuidance on Intensity GuidanceDavid Nolan & Andrea SchumacherU. of Miami/RSMAS and Colorado State U./CIRA9/1/20138/31/2015152,257.00 USD
Joint Hurricane TestbedImprovement to the Satellite-Based 37 GHz Ring Rapid Intensification IndexJiang HaiyanFlorida International U.9/1/20138/31/2015141,903.00 USD
Joint Hurricane TestbedIntegration of an Objective, Automated Tropical Cyclone Center-Fixing Algorithm Based on Multispectral Satellite Imagery into NHC/TAFB OperationsAnthony Wimmers & Chris VeldenU. of Wisconsin/CIMSS9/1/20138/31/2015221,300.00 USD
Joint Hurricane TestbedADCIRCVIZ: A Visualization Application for Distributed ADCIRC based Coastal Storm Surge, Inundation, and Wave ModelingBrian Blanton & Rick LuettichU. of North Carolina9/1/20138/31/2015178,772.00 USD
Joint Hurricane TestbedImproving the GFD/GFDN Operatoinal Tropical Cyclone Models at NOAA/NCEP and Navy/FNMOCIsaac Ginis & Morris BenderU. of Rhode Island and NOAA/OAR/GFDL9/1/20138/31/2015327,000.00 USD
Joint Hurricane TestbedProbabilistic Tropical Cyclone Genesis Forecast Tool Utilizing an Ensemble of Global ModelsBob Hart & Henry FuelbergFlorida State U.9/1/20138/31/2015197,792.00 USD
Joint Hurricane TestbedJHT InfrastructureChristopher LandseaNOAA/NWS/NCEP10/1/20139/30/2015520,000.00 USD
LibraryA Bibliometric Analysis of Articles Supported by the U.S. Weather Research ProgramChristopher Belter & Sarah DavisNOAA/NESDIS/NODC/LISD1/31/20146/30/201440,000.00 USD
ModelingEstimating Model Uncertainty in Global Ensemble-Based Data Assimilation and Ensemble PredictionsJeffrey Whitaker & Thomas HamillNOAA/OAR/ESRL/PSD6/11/20136/10/2015200,000.00 USD
ObservationsDevelopment of the Observing System Simulation ExperimentRobert Atlas, Yuanfu Xie & Zoltan TothNOAA/OAR/AOML NOAA/OAR/ESRL/GSD U. of Miami/CIMAS and U. of WIsconsin/CIMSS6/11/20136/10/2014330,000.00 USD
ObservationsOcean Reference Station Observations Towards Improved Short-Term and Seasonal Hurricane PredictionsNicholas BondNOAA/OAR/PMEL10/1/201310/31/2015371,215.00 USD
ObservationsEvaluation of Earth Networks Total Lightning Products for NWS Warning Services in the Hazardous Weather TestbedKristin CalhounNOAA/OAR/NSSL10/1/201310/31/2015560,000.00 USD
ObservationsTargeted In-Situ Tropical Cyclone Observations from Ocean SensorsLuca CenturioniU. of California San Diego/CIMEC11/1/201310/31/2014700,000.00 USD
ObservationsThe Impact of Emerging Observing Technologies on Future Predictions of Hurricane Structure and Intensity ChangeJoseph CioneNOAA/OAR/AOML11/1/201310/30/20161,272,191.00 USD
ObservationsSustained and Targeted Ocean Observations for Improving Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Intensity and Hurricane Seasonal ForecastsGustavo GoniNOAA/OAR/AOML10/1/20139/30/2015700,000.00 USD
ObservationsAssimilation of Moisture and Precipitation Observations in Cloudy Regions of Hurricane Inner Core Environments to Improve Hurricane Intensity, Structure and PrecipitationChristian Kummerow & Milija ZupanskiColorado State U.10/1/20136/30/2015607,800.00 USD
ObservationsThe Impact of Emerging Observing Technologies on Future Predictions of Hurricane Structure and Intensity Change (Part 2)Joseph CioneNOAA/OAR/AOML8/1/20149/30/201510,000.00 USD
ObservationsSustained and Targeted Ocean Observations for Improving Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Intensity and Hurricane Seasonal Forecasts (Part 2)Gustavo GoniNOAA/OAR/AOML8/1/20149/30/201521,006.00 USD
RadarNational Weather Radar Testbed - Advanced Technology DemonstratorKurt HondlNOAA/OAR/NSSL 6/1/20145/31/20171,000,000.00 USD
Social ScienceThe Impact of Uncertainty Information on Tornado Warning Response: Developing Recommendations for Warning Best PracticesRenee McPhersonU. of Oklahoma9/1/20122/28/201475,110.00 USD
Social ScienceFlood Risk and Uncertainty: Assessing the National Weather Service's Forecast and Warning ToolsRachel Hogan CarrNature Nurture Center9/1/20128/31/2014153,735.00 USD
Social ScienceSocial and Behavioral Influences on Weather-Driven DecisionsKenneth GalluppiArizona State U.9/1/20128/31/2014393,660.00 USD
Social ScienceUtilization of Real-Time Social Media Data in Severe Weather Events: A Proposal to Evaluate the Prospects of Social Media Data Use for Severe Weather Forecasting, Communication, and Post-Event AssessmentsCarol SilvaU. of Oklahoma9/1/20128/31/2014249,930.00 USD
Social ScienceWorkshop: Life and Death Decisions: An Integrative Approach to Understanding and Mitigating the Impacts of Extreme WeatherLans RothfuszNOAA/OAR/NSSL6/1/201411/30/201450,000.00 USD

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