WEATHER AND CLIMATE by muqbNr

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									             NOAA
Southeast Regional Climate Center

   Regional Climate Services

      Peter J. Robinson
          October 20, 2009
national Climate Information Services

• National Climate Data Center
• Regional Climate Centers
• State Climate Offices

• National Weather Service Offices
Climate Information Services



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Climate Information Services



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Data Resources (Primarily NWS)
Data Resources - ACIS
Climate Information Services

ACIS        NowData       NWS

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NOWdata: Now & Recent Past
   Climate Information Services
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                 Monitoring


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Climate Monitoring
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                 Perspectives


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    State
Climatologists
   Climate Information Services

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                                    Energy

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SERCC – Climate Perspectives
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    State
Climatologists
HEALTH: Impacts & Forecasts?
• Heat waves
  – Well established links, forecasting possible
  – Rural-urban differences?
• Influenza
  – Scale links: Lab processes, continental correlations
  – Air-borne transport problems
• Respiratory diseases
  – Links to air masses & synoptic situations
  – Concern with air pollution
       The impact of climate change
TOURISM: Climate & Weather?
PLANNING: Design Considerations
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• Web based information
  – Established routine needs, various users
• Response to specific enquiries*
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• Regular customized products *
  – Regular (Monthly) data/information delivery
• Information development actions *
  – Research based analyses
            *   May involve charges/fees
SERCC Contacts
• Web:
     www.SERCC.com

• Email:
     sercc@climate.ncsu.edu

• Phone:
     919-843-9721

								
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