NSSL establishes research partnership with the U.K.

NSSL has established a three-year joint research effort with the United Kingdom’s National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS) to focus on hazardous and severe weather forecasts and warnings, and the design, development and use of weather radar systems.

NSSL and NCAS share a common vision of developing measurement and modeling tools and educational programs that support improved understanding of the interactions of the atmosphere.

The new Memorandum of Agreement defines a framework for collaborative research that includes yearly meetings to exchange information about research plans and priorities, discuss opportunities for cooperation, and review progress on projects.

The U.K. Natural Environment Research Council primarily supports NCAS at the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom.