Communicating with national and local climate information users:
The objective is to facilitate the use of climate information and services for socio-economic decision-making. CSD supports NWS Field Staff outreach to the public by providing training through the Professional Development Series in Climate Services Program (Live link to Professional Competency Unit 5) and also by providing fact sheets on Climate topics and NWS Climate Products and Services:
"Assessing the past, predicting the future and delivering a local perspective on global climate today."
An engaged, responsive NWS that delivers state-of-the-art, timely, and reliable climate information and decision support services to help the Nation address environmental impacts.
To ensure NWS has the capacity to develop and deliver reliable climate services integrated with weather and water information through user engagement, policy development, data stewardship, incorporation of research into operations, training, education, and outreach in collaboration with partners.