Unidata Joint Committee Meeting

September 18, 2012
Unidata Program Center
FL4-Room 1201
Boulder, Colorado

Policy Committee Member List
Users Committee Member List
Member Resource Page
New Member Orientation Agenda
September 2012 Staff Status Reports
Acronym List


8:00 Continental Breakfast

8:30 Administrative Matters - Steven Businger/Kevin Tyle

  • Adopt Agenda
  • Introduction of new committee members:
    • Michael Baldwin, Purdue Univiversity (Users committee)
    • Rob Fovell, UCLA (Policy committee)
    • Lynn McMurdie, University of Washington (Policy committee)
    • Sam Ng, Metro State University of Denver (Users committee)
    • Michael Piasecki, CUNY (Policy committee)
    • Russ Schumacher, Colorado State University (Users committee)
  • Committee members with terms extended one year:
    • Anne Case-Hanks, University of Louisiana-Monroe (Users committee)
    • Steven Lazarus, Florida Institute of Technology (Users committee)
  • Departing Committee Members:
    • Gerry Creager, Texas A&M Univeristy (Users committee)
    • Gary Lackmann, NCSU (Policy committee)
    • Patrick Market, University of Missouri-Columbia (Users committee)
    • Jim Steenburgh, University of Utah (Policy committee)
    • David Tarboton, Utah State University (Policay committee)
    • Tom Whittaker, University of Wisconsin/SSEC (Users committee)
  • Introduction of Agency Representatives:
    • Bernard Grant (NSF) (Policy committee)
    • Peter Griffith (NASA) (Policy committee)
    • Leroy Spayd (NOAA/NWS) (Policy committee; unavailable for Sept 2012 meeting)
    • Scott Jacobs (NCEP) will substitute for Becky Cosgrove (NCEP-CONDUIT) and Michelle Mainelli (NCEP-AWIPS)
    • Rich Signell (USGS) (Users committee)
  • Approve Meeting Summary from April 2012--Users Committee
  • Approve Action Items from April 2012--Users Committee
  • Approve Meeting Summary from May 2012--Policy Committee
  • Approve Action Items from May 2012-Policy Committee
  • Set spring meeting dates (show calendar)
    • Users Committee - Kevin Tyle
    • PolComm Meeting at NCEP's new facility in College Park, MD - Steven Businger

9:15 Director's Report - Mohan Ramamurthy

10:15 Break

10:30 Budget Report - Terry Mitchell

10:45 NSF Report - Bernard Grant

11:00 NASA Report - Peter Griffith

11:15 AWIPS II NCEP Report - Scott Jacobs substituting for Michelle Mainelli

11:45 AWIPS II Unidata Report - Michael James (AWIPS II Whitepaper)

12:15 Joint Committee Group Photo - outside FL-4 front doors (should only take a few minutes)

12:18 Catered Lunch - including entertainment and stretch

1:15 RAMADDA Discussion - Mohan Ramamurthy, All (RAMADDA Whitepaper)

2:00 Proposal Planning - Mohan Ramamurthy, lead

2:45 Blue Skies- All

3:15 Break

3:30 Unidata Talks by Jim Steinburgh, Gary Lackmann, and Tom Whittaker

4:15 Miscellaneous discussion

5:00 Adjourn

6:00 Mesa Lab Reception and Dinner - cafeteria and patio (Map) (Google Directions)

Linda Miller - lmiller@unidata.ucar.edu
Community Services, Unidata
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
P.O. Box 3000
Boulder, CO 80307-3000
303-497-8646 fax: 303-497-8690