The Meteorological Buoy and Coastal Marine Automated Network for the United States

The Meteorological Buoy and Coastal Marine Automated Network for the United States

By: Board on Atmospheric Sciences & Climate (author), Lance F. Bosart (author), William A. Sprigg (author), National Research Council (author), Division on Earth and Life Studies (author), Commission on Geosciences, Environment and Resources (author)Paperback

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Lance F. Bosart, Princibal Investigator; William A. Sprigg, Study Director; Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, National Research Council


1 Front Matter; 2 Executive Summary; 3 1 Introduction; 4 2 NOAA's Present and Proposed Coastal Ocean Buoy and C-MAN Network; 5 3 Applications of Buoy/C-MAN Data Network; 6 4 Importance of Buoy/C-MAN Observations to Research and Operational Services; 7 5 Proposed Core Network and Recommendations; 8 6 Concluding Perspective; 9 References; 10 Appendix A: List of Contributors; 11 Appendix B: Letter from the Climate Research Committee to the Department of State; 12 Appendix C: Letter from the U.S. Coast Guard; 13 Appendix D: Letter from BOAT/U.S; 14 Appendix E: Findings from NOAA Natural Disaster Survey Reports; 15 Appendix F: Sample Weekly Status Report, National Data Buoy Center; 16 Appendix G: Data Buoy Impacts on Warning and Forecast Operations; 17 Figure 15; 18 Figure 16

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  • ISBN13: 9780309060882
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 110
  • ID: 9780309060882
  • ISBN10: 0309060885

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