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Power of Partnerships: Prediction & Protection

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  1. Power of Partnerships: Prediction & Protection Vice Admiral Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Jr., U.S. Navy (Ret.) Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans & Atmosphere Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference March 20, 2006

  2. Menu • Hurricane Katrina • Partnerships for Prediction and Protection • Earth Observations • Research & Modeling • Forecasting • Preparedness • Response & Recovery Power of Partnerships: Prediction and Protection

  3. Hurricane Katrina • Impacted an area the size of Great Britain • 1330 lives lost • 770,000 displaced persons • ~$96 billion in damages Power of Partnerships: Prediction and Protection

  4. Partnerships for Prediction & ProtectionHurricane Katrina EPA FEMA American Red Cross U.S. Coast Guard U.S. Army Corps of Engineers NOAA Hurricane Katrina Forecast Track Power of Partnerships: Prediction and Protection USAF Hurricane Hunter

  5. Partnerships for Prediction & ProtectionEarth Observations • Examples of Key Partners: • 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron • World Meteorological Organization • NOAA/NASA/DOE UAVs • FHWA • USGS Power of Partnerships: Prediction and Protection

  6. Partnerships for Prediction & ProtectionGEOSS • US GEO • Plans are being developed for the six following areas for completion in early 2006 • Air Quality • Disasters • NIDIS • Sea Level Change • Land Observations • Architecture & Data Management • GEOSS • 60 Member countries + 47 international organizations • 9 Societal Benefit Areas include: • Disasters • Weather • Tsunami Working Group – All Hazards Approach Power of Partnerships: Prediction and Protection

  7. Partnerships for Prediction & ProtectionResearch & Modeling • Key Partnerships • Joint Hurricane Testbed • Convective and Moisture Experiments (CAMEX) • Coupled Boundary Layer Air-Sea Transfer (CBLAST) • Hurricane Rainband and Intensity Change Experiment (RAINEX) • Tropical Cloud Systems and Processes (TCSP) CBLAST AOML’s Stan Goldenberg aboard P3 High-wind balloon launch device Power of Partnerships: Prediction and Protection

  8. Partnerships for Prediction & ProtectionForecasting Wind Ranges Hurricane Coordination Call Power of Partnerships: Prediction and Protection

  9. Partnerships for Prediction & ProtectionPartners inPreparedness • Key Partners • Local & State Emergency Managers • NOAA • FEMA • Red Cross and other NGOs • Schools and Community Groups • World Meteorological Organization • USAF Power of Partnerships: Prediction and Protection

  10. Partnerships for Prediction & ProtectionResponse & Recovery • Response • Warning • Evacuation • Pre-positioned Resources • Recovery • Rescues • Ports/Waterways • Hazardous Spills • Ecosystem Assessments • Food Safety Emergency Managers Issue Warnings Hurricane Liaison Team NOAA Navigation Response Teams Google Earth Offers Image Overlay Assessments Hazardous Spills Cleanup Power of Partnerships: Prediction and Protection

  11. Partnerships for Prediction & ProtectionThe Vision The goal is to access and provide the right information, in the right format, at the right time, to the right people, to make the right decisions. Power of Partnerships: Prediction and Protection

  12. Thank you • NOAA • USAF • US Navy • US Army Corps of Engineers • NASA • DHS • FEMA • NSF • DOE • DOI/USGS • USDA • DOT/FAA • American Red Cross • Local Emergency Managers • Academia • Private Sector Representatives Power of Partnerships: Prediction and Protection

  13. Questions?