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NOAA Adds New Feature to Weather Forecasting System

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has commenced an effort to update a weather forecasting system used by the National Weather Service. NOAA said Wednesday its Global Ensemble Forecast System now features a Finite-Volume Cubed-Sphere or FV3 core that increases individual forecast input from 21 to 31 and boosts resolution, allowing for more accurate, detailed forecasts.

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Dewberry Names Jay Harper, Former FEMA Senior Advisor, VP & BD Director

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Dewberry has appointed Jay Harper, former senior advisor to the administrator with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as a vice president and business development director in the company’s federal group, Dewberry reported on Tuesday. In his new role with Dewberry, Harper will work alongside the firm’s federal executives and coordinate with clients across the federal market.

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NOAA Sets up New Safety Systems Near Two Naval Facilities

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the U.S. Navy have deployed two units of a system designed to support maritime safety near two certain naval facilities. A couple of Physical Oceanographic Real-Time Systems operate near Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in Georgia and Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in New Hampshire, separately, NOAA said Thursday.

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Space Force, NOAA Operate Reassigned Weather Satellite System

Imagery from EWS-G1

The U.S. Space Force and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have begun to jointly operate a weather satellite that has been reassigned for military use. The Electro-optical Infrared Weather System Geostationary (EWS-G1) satellite will collect space-based environmental data under a partnership between USSF and NOAA, Peterson Air Force Base said.

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NOAA, UCSD-Based Institution Partner for Unmanned Maritime Systems R&D

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has partnered with the University of California San Diego to explore the use of unmanned systems in ocean observation operations. NOAA's Office of Marine and Aviation Operations and UCSD's Scripps Institution of Oceanography will jointly support research and development activities for the agency's Unmanned Systems Operations Program over 10 years.

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NOAA Releases Strategies for Cloud, Data Initiatives

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has issued its data and cloud strategies aimed at improving the agency’s use of data to support related strategies in areas such as artificial intelligence and unmanned systems.

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