National Headquarters - Office of Hydrologic Development

Hydrologic Development Laboratory

w Responsible for hydrologic science and national-level NWS hydrologic application software

w Designs, implements, tests, documents, and controls RFC and WFO hydrologic applications

w Applies the science of hydrology, hydrometeorology, and hydraulics to RFC and WFO applications

w Provides access to historical and real-time hydrometeorological data for use in model calibration and development of hydrometeorological techniques

w Prepares and publishes U.S. design standards and estimates on behalf of the Federal government for probable maximum precipitation and precipitation frequencies