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(NWS) Cooperative Observer Program (COOP) Training Materials

The National Weather Service (NWS) Cooperative Observer Program (COOP) is truly the Nation's weather and climate observing network of, by and for the people. More than 11,000 volunteers take observations on farms, in urban and suburban areas, National Parks, seashores, and mountaintops.

For COOP volunteersCOOP HomePage - http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/coop/ 
What is the Cooperative Observing Program?  http://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/DATAACQ/d.CPM/CO-OP.HTML

 
For NWS Employees
 
Observational Programs Overview:
Cooperative Program Operations   http://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/DATAACQ/CoopRTM600.doc
Cooperative Station Observations  http://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/DATAACQ/CoopRTM610.doc
Cooperative Weather Stations  http://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/DATAACQ/d.CPM/CPIntro.HTML
Data Acquisition For Managers  http://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/DATAACQ/datacq4mgrs/index.html
SHEF Code Tutorial  http://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/Hydrology/hydroapps/shef/index.html
 
Cooperative Program Procedures:
Installation of a new Cooperative Weather Site  http://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/DATAACQ/d.CPM/installa.html
Inactivation/Reactivation of a Cooperative Observing Site   http://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/DATAACQ/d.CPM/inactive.html
Closing an Official Cooperative Observing Site  http://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/DATAACQ/d.CPM/closing.html
Snow Measurement Guidelines   http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/coop/reference/Snow_Measurement_Guidelines_05-1997.pdf
Quality Control  http://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/Hydrology/HYDRO/QCModule/QC-Intro.HTML

Cooperative Program Equipment and Maintenance Procedures:
Evaporation Stations  http://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/DATAACQ/d.EVAP/evappan.html
8-inch Standard Rain Gauge  http://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/METEOR/srg/rain8in.html
Paper Tape Recording Rain Gauge: Paper Tape Description and Quality Control   http://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/DATAACQ/d.CPM/PuncTape.HTML
Paper Tape Recording Rain Gauge: Inspection and Preventative Maintenance   http://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/DATAACQ/d.CPM/PTWS-L2.HTML
Wire Weight River Gauge Installation and Maintenance Procedures  http://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/DATAACQ/d.WIREWT/WWGage.HTML

Cooperative Program Metadata:
Cooperative Service Station Accountability (CSSA) Training  http://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/DATAACQ/d.CSSA/CSSATraining.html
 
 



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