National Weather Center

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The National Weather Center (NWC), located on the campus of the University of Oklahoma, is a confederation of federal, state, and academic organizations that work together in partnership to improve understanding of events occurring in Earth's atmosphere over a wide range of time and space scales. The NWC partners give equal attention to applying that understanding to the development of improved observation, analysis, assimilation, display, and prediction systems. The National Weather Center also has expertise in local and regional climate, numerical modeling, hydrology, and weather radar. Members of the NWC work with a wide range of federal, state, and local government agencies to help reduce loss of life and property to hazardous weather, ensure wise use of water resources, and enhance agricultural production. They also work with private sector partners to develop new applications of weather and regional climate information that provide competitive advantage in the marketplace.

National Weather Center Partners[edit]

The National Weather Center opened during summer of 2006

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration[edit]

Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research[edit]

National Weather Service[edit]

University of Oklahoma[edit]

College of Atmospheric & Geographic Sciences[edit]

School of Meteorology[edit]
Department of Geography[edit]
  • Center for Spatial Analysis
  • Environmental Verification and Analysis Center

Information Technology[edit]

  • Integrated Robust Assured Data Services (IRADS)
  • OU Supercomputing Center for Education & Research

State of Oklahoma[edit]

Other (public and private)[edit]

  • International Center for Natural Hazards and Disaster Research
  • Norman Economic Development Coalition
  • Sasaki Applied Meteorology Research Institute
  • Weathernews Americas

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