Weather Information for Surface Transportation References


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Last Updated : March 27, 2007

Welcome to the Working Group for Weather Information for Surface Transportation (WG/WIST) reference and working library. You may download any of the references or working items listed below.

However, you cannot upload any updates or add new items directly to this site. The WG Executive Secretary (Frank Estis, 301-427-2002, e-mail frank.estis@noaa.gov) is the only person who can update working files or add new items to this web site.

References:
Working Files:
  • Working Group for Weather Information for Surface Transportation (WG/WIST) Terms of Reference
(100 KB)
PDF
  • Interdepartmental Committee for Meteorological Services and Supporting Research (ICMSSR) Meeting, May 14, 2004
 (123 KB)
PDF
  • Where the Weather Meets the Road—A Research Agenda for Improving Road Weather Services, National Research Council, 2004
 Web Link
  • American Meteorological Society Weather and Highways Policy Forum, Washington, DC, November 4, 2003.
 (463 KB)
PDF
  • Weather Information for Surface Transportation—National Needs Assessment Report, OFCM, December 2002.
 (10.1 MB)
PDF
  • Weather Information for Surface Transportation (WIST) Initiative Document - First Steps to Improve the Nation’s WIST Capabilities and Services, OFCM, September 2005.
 Web Link
  • Weather Information for Surface Transportation Update on Weather Impacts and WIST Results, OFCM, August 2006.
 Web Link
  • Weather Information for Surface Transportation I: Delivering Improved Safety and Efficiency for Tomorrow, November 30 – December 2, 1999, Silver Spring, Maryland.
 Web Link 
  • Weather Information for Surface Transportation II: Preparing for the Future: Improved Weather Information for Decision-Makers, December 4-6, 2000, Rockville, Maryland.
  Web Link
  • Federal Committee for Meteorological Services and Supporting Research (FCMSSR) Meeting, September 18, 1998.
  (943 KB)
PDF
  • OFCM--Restructuring for the 21st Century, briefing for the FCMSSR on September 22, 1998.
(1.2 MB)
PPT
  • Weather Issues in Transportation - Report on Research Focus Groups and Recommendations for Future Action, September 2004, Iowa Department of Transportation and Center for Transportation Research and Education
(406 KB)
PDF
  • Meeting the Challenges of Adverse Weather: A Blueprint for Road Weather Research (Draft), Federal Highway Administration, April 28, 2003.
(311 KB)
PDF
  • Transportation Weather Research and Development Needs to Support ITS Version 1.1 ,5 November 2005, for the Weather Information & Applications Special Interest Group (WIA-SIG)
(138 KB)
PDF
  • Frank Estis WIST Brief for ICMSSR on November 18 2005
(448 KB)
PPT
  • U.S. Weather Research Program: National Need, Vision, & Interagency Plan for FY 2000-2006
PDF Web Link
  • COST 309 Road Weather Conditions - COST is an intergovernmental framework for European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research, allowing the coordination of nationally funded research on a European level. COST Actions cover basic and pre-competitive research as well as activities of public utility.
 Web Link 

 

 
  • The Meteorological Assimilation Data Ingest System (MADIS) is dedicated toward making value-added data available from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Forecast Systems Laboratory (FSL) for the purpose of improving weather forecasting, by providing support for data assimilation, numerical weather prediction, and other hydrometeorological applications. http://www-sdd.fsl.noaa.gov/MADIS/
 

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