Goals:Modernize Romania's hydrologic data and forecasting system
Start Date: January, 2005
End Date: January, 2009
Implementation of NWS’s River Forecast System (RFS) technology and to assist Romania’s Ministry of Water and Environmental Protection of Romania (MoWEP) undertake flood-forecasting, in conjunction with Lockheed Martin. The project has three components:
Collect information to allow NWS to become more familiar with Romania’s existing flood-forecasting system and identify characteristics of the meteorological modernization that can facilitate flood forecasting. (complete)
Implement NWS River Forecast System technology concurrently at two levels, regional and nationally.
Propose a national implementation of RFS technology nationwide.
Project:Asia Flood Network
Funding source: USAID / OFDA
Goals:Reduced loss of life and property via improved flood and flash flood forecasting and warning information to flood-at-risk communities in Asia.
Funding source: FY04 Supplemental
Outcome:Installed replacement/upgrade hardware and software in Honduras, Jamaica, Grenada, Bahamas, and Cayman Islands; Meeting in Miami, February 2006, to discuss protocol, TBI, and Hurricane reconstruction status.