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Univ. of Alaska-Fairbanks: "Workshop on collaborative research in Alaska"

Final Report

From June 10 through June 13, 1996, approximately 40 individuals took part in a COMET Outreach Symposium and Workshop held at the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks. The aim of the Symposium and Workshop was to bring together representatives from academia, NWS management, and NWS forecasters to: 1) discuss work on collaborative research projects to benefit operational forecasting, 2) examine the state of mesoscale modeling, 3) evaluate its potential effectiveness in the NWS Alaska Region, and 4) consider the applications and potential for implementation of research mesoscale models into the operational environment.