Weather Observations Research

The Weather Observations Research program builds relationships with stakeholders, engages existing portfolios (e.g., Airborne Phased Array Radar (APAR), Infrasound), and establishes new portfolios ( e.g., Snowpack/Soil Moisture, Next Generation Mesoscale Observations).

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

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National Oceanic and Atmopsheric Administration Disaster Related Appropriation Supplemental (DRAS) orecasting a Continum of Environmental Threats (FACETs) Joint Technology Transfer Initiative (JTTI) 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)

OWAQ: Supporting world-class research to advance timely and accurate weather information