The Second WSR-88D Level II Data Stakeholders Workshop: 26-27 September 2002


The Second WSR-88D Level II Stakeholder's Workshop was held in Norman, Oklahoma on 26-27 September 2002.  The goal of the workshop was to establish the needs and requirements of non-NWS users of WSR-88D real time Level II data, and to define a framework fro meeting these needs in both the short and long term.  The first day of the workshop consisted of a mix of presentations and extensive open discussion, and the consisted entirely of a plenary session designed for extensive dialog among all stakeholders with the goal of preparing a strategy for the future.


Workshop Agenda

Powerpoint Presentations from the Workshop
Kelvin Droegemeier:  Welcome, Brief History of Project CRAFT, Goals of Workshop
Kelvin Droegemeier:  Status of Project CRAFT: Methodology, Capabilities, Challenges
Tim Crum: Update on NEXRAD Agency Plans for Near Real-Time WSR-88D Base Data Collection and Distribution
Greg Wilson: Use of Real Time WSR-88D Level II Data at Baron Services, Inc.
Jean Vieux: Use of Level II Data in Hydrological Applications at Vieux and Associates, Inc.
Kelvin Droegemeier:  Future of Project CRAFT: Technical Options, Costs, Scenarios

Workshop Report (PDF Format)

For more information about Project CRAFT, send email to Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier