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Office of the Federal Coordinator for
Meteorological Services and Supporting Research

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New Acting Federal Coordinator for Metorology

October 12, 2018

After nearly three years as the Federal Coordinator for Meteorological Services and Supporting Research, Dr. William Schulz has moved to a new position in the Department of Defense. His leadership and support to the Federal Weather Enterprise has left an enduring legacy that will have significant impact for years to come. Mr. Michael Bonadonna will serve as Acting Federal Coordinator in the interim.

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OFCM Session at 2019 AMS Annual Meeting

June 7, 2018

OFCM is sponsoring a session at the 2019 AMS Annual Meeting. The session, entitled "Inter-agency Coordination within the Federal Weather Enterprise," will focus on efforts of Federal agencies to work together to increase the overall effectiveness within the Federal Weather Enterprise. Click the link below for more information on AMS Annual Meeting. Please note that the link below takes you to a non-OFCM website.

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NOPC Data Workshop Report Published

September 20, 2018

The report on the National Operational Processing Centers 2nd Observational Data Workshop has been published. The workshop addressed a comprehensive range of meteorological data management topics among the federal agencies, the national Operational Processing Centers, the World Meteorological Organization and the International Civil Aviation Organization, extending across the satellite, conventional, ocean, and space weather data sectors. Please click the link below for the report.

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OFCM's mission is to promote the effective use of Federal meteorological resources by facilitating the coordination of operational weather requirements, services, and supporting research among Federal agencies.