Presentation on theme: "PI: Chris Kummerow Co PI: Bernie Connell PI on subcontract to COMET: Rich Jeffries Activity Period: 1 September 2014 - 31 August 2016 Budget: $105,000."— Presentation transcript:
PI: Chris Kummerow Co PI: Bernie Connell PI on subcontract to COMET: Rich Jeffries Activity Period: 1 September August 2016 Budget: $105,000
Project Description The Service Assessment for Hurricane/Post- Tropical Cyclone Sandy identified critical gaps in education and training materials. Numerical forecast products will be generated in fundamentally different ways than previously. Documentation and training are an essential part of a successful product implementation.
Approach Virtual Institute for Satellite Integrated Training at CIRA Established in 1998 Strengths: just-in-time tele-training, blogs, monthly chat COMET at University Corporation for Atmospheric Research in Boulder Established in 1989 Strengths: asynchronous distance learning modules Utilize Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to provide content
Deliverables Publish blended numerical guidance module (Sep 2015) The NWS contact requested that this deliverable be moved from proposal NA14NWS Component Gridded Products module (Dec 2015) Statistical Techniques module (Mar 2016) Product Verification module (Jun 2016) Quarterly reports (Sept 2014-Aug 2016) Final Report (Aug 2016)
Achievements The subcontract to COMET partners was put in place by early October. Project planning and staffing needs analysis
Overall Project Management: Dr. Bernie Connell In partnership with acting Chief of RAMMB: Dr. Don Hillger CIRA Project staffing and spending oversight: Dr. Renate Brummer COMET Project Management: Dr. Elizabeth Page and Dr. Greg Byrd Project staffing and spending oversight: Dr. Elizabeth Page Project Management