In case you missed it — here's a wrap-up of news from the Unidata Program Center for the month of October, 2011.
Note: Unidata's two governing committees met in Boulder at the end of October; a summary from those meetings is available here.
NCEP Central Operations (NCO) continued its integration of NAWIPS functionality into AWIPS II during September, in preparation for forecaster testing. Alpha testing also began on a 64-bit version.
GEMPAK version 6.4.0 is now available.
Local Data Manager version 6.10.0 is now available.
The Unidata Program Center has received a commendation from the National Weather Service's Spaceflight Meteorology Group, thanking the program for providing the Local Data Manger software and technical support.
The National Science Foundation's EarthCube project continues to gain momentum, with nearly 500 participants engaging in lively electronic discussion on the EarthCube community web site.
McIDAS-X Addendum v2009h, implementing support for NEXRAD Level III dual polarization products, is now available.
Local Data Manager version 6.10.1 is now available.
Announcement of the AMS Career Fair to be held at the AMS Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana in January 2012.
A short educational video explaining the how carbon enters the atmosphere, created by Dr. Peter Griffith, NASA representative to Unidata's Policy committee.
In partnership with OPeNDAP Inc., Unidata has received a three-year award grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in order to better align, link and eventually integrate the THREDDS Data Server with OPeNDAP's Hyrax data server.