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Congratulations Dr. Adam Clark!

Congratulations to Dr. Adam Clark for being recognized by the President of the United States with a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). He will be attending a ceremony later this year at the White House.


CIMMS Annual Report 2013

Executive Summary Listing of Activities during FY2013 plus a link to the full report.

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NSSL/CIMMS team receives 2013 NOAA Technology Transfer Award

An NSSL/CIMMS team has been honored with the 2013 NOAA Technology Award for the development of the Warning Decision Support System  - Integrated Information on Demand (WDSSII: On Demand). Congratulations to CIMMS employees Travis Smith, Kiel Ortega, Greg Stumpf, Kevin Manross (former), Valliappa Lakshmanan, Madison Miller (former) and John Cintineo (former).

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CIMMS, a NOAA/OU Cooperative Institute

The Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies is a research organization created in 1978 by a cooperative agreement between the University of Oklahoma and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. CIMMS promotes collaborative research between NOAA and OU scientists on problems of mutual interest to improve basic understanding of mesoscale meteorological phenomena, weather radar, and regional climate to help produce better forecasts and warnings that save lives and property. CIMMS research contributes to the NOAA mission through improvement of the observation, analysis, understanding, and prediction of weather elements and systems and climate anomalies ranging in size from cloud nuclei to multi-state areas.

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National Mosaic and QPE (NMQ)

The NMQ project is a joint initiative between the National Severe Storms Laboratory, Federal Aviation Administration, National Weather Service/Office of Hydrologic Development, the Office of Climate, Water and Weather Services and the University of Oklahoma Cooperative Institute in Mesoscale Meteorolgical Studies.

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CIMMS concentrates its research and outreach efforts and resources on five principal themes that are linked to the goals and cross-cutting priorities in NOAA's Strategic Plan: