We are pleased to present this Second Edition of the National Space Weather Program Implementation Plan. We published the program's Strategic Plan in 1995 and the first Implementation Plan in 1997. In the intervening period, we have made tremendous progress toward our goals but much work remains to be accomplished to achieve our ultimate goal of providing the space weather observations, forecasts, and warnings needed by our Nation. Over the course of the last two years, and in conjunction with the Space Weather Architecture Study conducted by the National Security Space Architect, the interagency Committee for Space Weather prepared this Plan. It provides a wealth of information on the progress made to date as well as refining guidance for the direction of future activity. We look forward to even greater success in the next three years.
The National Space Weather Program Council members are committed to this program and will work toward its implementation through agency programs. This updated Implementation Plan sets the direction for the research, operations, education, training, and program management to achieve the goals of the National Space Weather Program.
The National Space Weather Program Council
July 7, 2000
Link to The National Space Weather Program Strategic Plan, August 1995 (FCM-P30-1995).
Link to The National Space Weather Program Implementation Plan, January 1997 (FCM-P31-1997).