The DTC Ensembles Task: A New Testing and Evaluation Facility for Mesoscale Ensembles

Edward I. Tollerud Developmental Testbed Center, Boulder, Colorado, and NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL), Boulder, Colorado

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Zoltan Toth Developmental Testbed Center, Boulder, Colorado, and NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL), Boulder, Colorado

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Isidora Jankov Developmental Testbed Center, Boulder, Colorado; Precision Wind, Boulder, Colorado; and Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

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Tara L. Jensen Developmental Testbed Center, Boulder, Colorado, and Research Application Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), Boulder, Colorado

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Huiling Yuan School of Atmospheric Science and Key Laboratory of Mesoscale Severe Weather/Ministry of Education, Nanjing University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, People's Republic of China

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Linda S. Wharton Developmental Testbed Center, Boulder, Colorado, and NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL), Boulder, Colorado

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Paula T. McCaslin Developmental Testbed Center, Boulder, Colorado, and NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL), Boulder, Colorado

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Eugene Mirvis Developmental Testbed Center, Boulder, Colorado, and Research Application Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), Boulder, Colorado

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Steven E. Koch NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory, Norman, Oklahoma

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CORRESPONDING AUTHOR: Edward I. Tollerud, NOAA/ESRL, 325 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80305-3328, E-mail: edward.tollerud@noaa.gov

CORRESPONDING AUTHOR: Edward I. Tollerud, NOAA/ESRL, 325 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80305-3328, E-mail: edward.tollerud@noaa.gov
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