SCAN is a collaborative effort involving the National Weather Service (NWS), the National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL), and the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). The focus of SCAN is on improving the accuracy and timeliness of warnings (severe thunderstorm, tornado, flash flood, etc) issued by NWS forecasters, through the development of automated warning guidance.
Funding for SCAN is provided by the National Weather Service, the National Science Foundation, and the U. S. Weather Research Program.
SCAN Principal Coordinator
Where SCAN fits in:
Department of Commerce (DOC) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Weather Service (NWS) Office of Science and Technology (OST) Meteorological Development Laboratory (MDL) Decision Assistance Branch SCAN
National Weather Service
Last Modif ied: 13 Dec 2000, RLS.