Evidence of interference at NOAA NWS on climate change research in hyd rology
Interference on climate change research in hydrology at NOAA / National Weather Service / North Central River Forecast Center (NCRFC) by NCRFC Hydrologist in Charge Dean Braatz on Feb 28, 2000 and NCRFC Hydrologist in Charge Daniel Luna on Feb 1, 2005, e-mail below:
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Subject: Re: Effects of global warming on spring flood outlook procedures
Author: Dean Braatz at W-CR-MSR
Date: 2/28/00 11:03 AM
Pat.... Again, let me say we have to walk lightly on this issue.
Its beyond the scope of our operational mission in this office.
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>From "Daniel Luna" <Daniel.Luna@...>
Date Tuesday, February 1, 2005 8:48 pm
To Pat Neuman <Pat.Neuman@...>
Cc <Gary.Foltz@...>, <John.Halquist@...>, <Cheryl.P.Jordan@...>
Subject Re: 2005 AOP
Please come and speak with me concerning your questions, if you still have questions. I do not want to engage in a "long winded, never-ending" e-mail thread.
The bottom line is you were told many times to stop working in this area and that still holds true and will continue to hold true until you are directed otherwise.
> A House Committee Hearing March 28, 2007 report states:
> "The investigation found no incidents of direct
> interference with climate change research. Instead,
> unduly restrictive policies and practices were
> located largely in the communication of "sensitive"
> scientific information to the media, the public,
> and Congress."