Joint Technology Transfer Initiative (JTTI)

The Joint Technology Transfer Initiative (JTTI) ensures continuous development and transition of the latest scientific and technological advances into operations of the National Weather Service (NWS) with a focus on several themes: advancing data assimilation of new observations and data assimilation techniques for convective-scale weather prediction; improving water prediction capabilities through enhancements to National Water Model; and improving extreme precipitation forecasting.

Icons and program names for OWAQ programs. Image credit: Office of Weather and Air Quality.

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National Oceanic and Atmopsheric Administration National Earth System Prediction Capability (National ESPC) Next Generation Global Prediction System (NGGPS) Social Science Program Subseasonal to Seasonal (S2S) Testbed and Air Quality Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017 (the Weather Act) Weather Research Observations Disaster Related Appropriation Supplemental (DRAS) orecasting a Continum of Environmental Threats (FACETs)
OWAQ: Supporting world-class research to advance timely and accurate weather information