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Science Plans Branch


Plan, Program, Facilitate, and Promote the Infusion of Proven Science and Technology Advances into NOAA Operations to Improve Products, Services and Efficiency.

The branch consist of 14 professionals who are focal points in the following areas:

CSTAR Program

Air Quality & Smoke Prediction

Severe & Tropical Weather; Radar

Environmental Modeling

Climate Prediction & Hydrology


Fire & Public Weather

Operations and Services Improvement Process (OSIP)

Aviation Weather



Telecommunications, Observations & IR&D

Forecast Uncertainty

Winter Weather 

Homeland Security

         Infusion of Enabling Technologies into NWS Operation, including:
- Observing Systems
- Data Assimilation & Numerical Weather
- Dissemination
- Forecast Applications
- Analysis of Record (AOR) & Mesoscale Analysis Committee

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