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Federal Highway Administration Research and Technology
Coordinating, Developing, and Delivering Highway Transportation Innovations

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Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-04-109
Date: September 2004

Collaborative Research on Road Weather Observations and Predictions By Universities, State Dots and National Weather Service Forecast Offices


  1. Hall, T., H. Brooks, and C. Doswell, 1999, "Precipitation Forecasting using a Neural Network," Weather and Forecasting, Vol. 14, num 3, pp. 338-345.

  2. Koracin, D., R. Nelson, and J. Fischer, 2003, "Improving Mesoscale Forecasting Using Data from the Nevada Department of Transportation Operational Network," 10thAnnual Workshop on Weather Prediction in the Intermountain West, November 6, 2003, Reno, NV.

  3. Wojcik, G.S., Fitzgerald, D.R., and Plawsky, J.L., 2003, "Modeling the Interaction Between the Atmosphere and Curing Concrete Bridge Decks with the SLABS Model," Meterol. Appl., 10, 165-186.

  4. Horel, J.D., M. Splitt, and S. Conger, 2001, "RWIS Applications of MesoWest in the Western United States," 17th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, American Meteorological Society, January 14-18, 2001, Albuquerque, NM.

  5. Horel, J., M. Splitt, L. Dunn, J. Pechmann, B. White, C. Ciliberti, S. Lazarus, J. Slemmer, D. Zaff, and J. Burks, 2002, "MesoWest: Cooperative Mesonets in the Western United States," Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, Vol. 83, pp. 211–226.

  6. Horel, J., T. Potter, L. Dunn, W.J. Steenburgh, M. Eubank, M. Splitt, and D.J. Onton, 2002, "Weather Support for the 2002 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games," Bulletin Of the American Meteorological Society, Vol. 83, pp. 227–240.

  7. Lazarus, S., C. Ciliberti, J. Horel, and K. Brewster, 2002, "Near-Real-Time Applications of a Mesoscale Analysis System to Complex Terrain," Weather and Forecasting, Vol. 17, No. 5, pp. 971–1000.

  8. Myrick, D., 2003, An Improvement to Data Assimilation over Complex Terrain, M.S. Thesis, University of Utah. 56 pp.


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