Are you planning to submit a proposal for the WPO FY24 NOFO? Before you apply, be sure to check out these FAQs about the competition.
The NOAA Weather Program Office (WPO) is proud to announce the awards for the FY23 Notice of Funding.
The total of funding awarded* for the eleven selected projects is approximately $4M per year.
The competition selected 12 projects from academia, government, and industry with a focus on advancing the Unified Forecast System (UFS) to become the world’s most accurate and reliable operational modeling system.
The award total* for the 10 selected projects is: $4 M in cooperative agreements.
The FY24 NOFO for
the NOAA Weather Program Office is open. This year’s NOFO will fund approximately 3-6 new projects totaling up to $2 million per year through the Climate Test Bed and Fire Weather competitions.
Are you planning to submit a proposal for the Data Assimilation (DA) Consortium? Before you apply, be sure to check out these additional FAQs about the competition.
FREE Virtual Training Workshops are being held July 24-26 during UIFCW23. Help advance the Unified Forecast System (UFS) through EPIC’s hands-on workshops and accelerate weather modeling and innovations through open science. There is limited space.
Meet Renee Richardson, a Program Coordinator at WPO. She is featured in an article by NOAA Global Ocean Montioring and Observation for being one of seven women to advance hurricane research and forecasting at NOAA.
The Airborne Phased Array Radar (APAR) will be the world’s first phased array C-band, dual-Doppler, dual-polarization radar. WPO helped fund the initial research and development of APAR which received $91.8 million in June from the National Science Foundation. APAR will be mounted on the new C-130J hurricane hunter aircraft and allow the atmosphere to be sampled at a higher spatial resolution and probe deeper into storms.