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TitleObserving Weather and Climate from the Ground Up: A Nationwide Network of Networks
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Table of Contents
                            FrontMatter
Preface
Acknowledgments
Contents
Summary
1 Introduction
2 Observations Supporting the Fundamental Infrastructure for Mesoscale Monitoring and Prediction
3 National Needs for Mesoscale Observations in Five Economic Sectors
4 Observing Systems and Technologies: Successes and Challenges
5 Architecture for a Network of Networks
6 How to Get from Here to There: Steps to Ensure Progress
7 Organizational Attributes and Options for a Fully Integrated NoN that Meets Multiple National Needs
8 Concluding Thoughts
References
Appendix A: A Rationale for Choosing the Spatial Density and Temporal Frequency of Observations for Various Atmospheric Phenomena
Appendix B: Tables of Surface-Based Observing Systems
Appendix C: Acronyms and Initialisms
Appendix D: Statement of Task
Appendix E: Biographical Sketches of Committee Members and Staff
                        

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