Investigate NWS deputy director on climate change
From: Patrick <n...@...>
Date: 2 May 2007 03:30:55 -0700
Local: Wed, May 2 2007 3:30 am
Subject: Re: ... "I'm not really a climate change expert, so I can't offer much insight here." ...
Reply to kT,
It will not be easy and may not be fruitful to "... investigate ... "
NWS policy has been to give no comments to media on global waming
since 1992 and document nothing. Messages about climate and hydrologic
change by NWS staff were ignored - as shown by an e-mail (below) from
a Senior Hydrologist at the NWS North Central River Forecast Center -
a no reply from the NWS Deputy Director.
From: Pat Neuman [Pat.Neuman@n...]
Sent: Wednesday, August 09, 2000 12:29 AM
Subject: Fwd: Re: Advanced Calibration Workshop
Deputy Director John A. Jones
I am working the 1:30 PM to 9:30 PM shift this week, so I may have
missed your call. I have not received a reply related to my June 7,
2000 grievance sent to you, pertaining to the suspension I received
from Acting Director of the NWS Central Region, John A. May.
The messages that I sent to my supervisor (Hydrologist in Charge of
NCRFC - Dean Braatz) and the NCRFC Development and Operations
Hydrologist (John Halquist),requesting that climate change be
addressed at the July 17-21 Advanced Calibration Workshop at NCRFC
were ignored. The impact of climate change on calibration of model
parameters and the use of the Ensemble Streamflow Prediction (ESP)
methodology which is part of the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction
System(AHPS) were not addressed at the workshop in a meaningful