Public (Federal, State, Local) And Industrial Development Of Strategies And Plans To Effectively Respond To Weather Information: Position Papers

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This document contains positions papers of a policy forum for weather and highways developed by the Atmospheric Policy Program American Meteorological Society in coordination with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) with additional support from the National Science Foundation (NSF). In this document (Panel 2), panelists discuss strategies to respond to weather and climate information. There are many opportunities to improve the highway system through an inclusive approach, taking into account the strengths of the research community, the private sector and the state and federal practitioners. As a first step, the weather community must better understand the mission and expectations of the highway manager and the highway manager must be able to understand the limitations and near term improvements of the weather community.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: November 4, 2003
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries
Collection(s):
Environmental Policy Collection
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Creator (Author):
Anderson, Mahlon G.

AAA Mid-Atlantic

Creator (Author):
Ballard, Lisa

Western Transportation Institute, Montana State University

Creator (Author):
Nelson, Richard J.

Nevada Department of Transportation

Creator (Author):
Paniati, Jeffrey F.

Federal Highway Administration

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Publisher Info: http://www.ametsoc.org
Place of Publication: Washington, DC
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  • Creation: November 4, 2003
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United States
Description:

This document contains positions papers of a policy forum for weather and highways developed by the Atmospheric Policy Program American Meteorological Society in coordination with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) with additional support from the National Science Foundation (NSF). In this document (Panel 2), panelists discuss strategies to respond to weather and climate information. There are many opportunities to improve the highway system through an inclusive approach, taking into account the strengths of the research community, the private sector and the state and federal practitioners. As a first step, the weather community must better understand the mission and expectations of the highway manager and the highway manager must be able to understand the limitations and near term improvements of the weather community.

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[harvested: 2009-09-30]

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18 p. : ill.

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Keyword(s): climate variability and change | meteorology | decision-support resources | weather
Added Title: A Policy Forum: Weather and Highways (Panel 2)
Series Title: Weather and Highways
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UNT Libraries
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Environmental Policy Collection
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Resource Type: Text
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