Weather and Highways: Report of a Policy Forum

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This report of a policy forum on "Weather and Highways" presents recommendations that, if implemented, could offer considerable benefits to the safety of the nation's traveling public and the national economy by supporting the effective application of weather information services to the operation of our road systems. The AMS Atmospheric Policy Program developed this forum to address the issues connected with effective use of road weather information. The participants included nearly 100 public, private, and academic representatives of weather information providers; transportation managers and users; and policy makers knowledgeable about the nation's highway system.

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Creation Date: 2004  
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UNT Libraries
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Environmental Policy Collection
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Creator (Author):
Creator (Author of introduction, etc.):
Greenfield, Richard S.

Senior Policy Fellow and Associate Director, Atmospheric Policy Program, American Meteorological Society

Publisher Info:
Publisher Info: http://www.ametsoc.org
Place of Publication: Washington, DC
Date(s):
  • Creation: 2004
Description:

This report of a policy forum on "Weather and Highways" presents recommendations that, if implemented, could offer considerable benefits to the safety of the nation's traveling public and the national economy by supporting the effective application of weather information services to the operation of our road systems. The AMS Atmospheric Policy Program developed this forum to address the issues connected with effective use of road weather information. The participants included nearly 100 public, private, and academic representatives of weather information providers; transportation managers and users; and policy makers knowledgeable about the nation's highway system.

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Copyright 2004, The American Meteorological Society. Permission to reproduce the entire report is hereby granted, provided source is acknowledged. Partial reproduction requires the permission of AMS, unless such partial reproduction may be considered "fair use" under
relevant copyright law.

[Harvested: 2009-09-30]

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viii, 33 p. : ill.

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Keyword(s): climate variability and change | decision-support resources | socio-economics | transportation
Series Title: Weather and Highways
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UNT Libraries
Collection:
Environmental Policy Collection
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Resource Type: Text
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