The research was supported by the NOAA/NESDIS Office of Systems Development (OSD) Product Systems Development and Implementation (PSDI) program and the NOAA/High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC) Program under Cooperative Agreement NA17RJ1228. Additional support was provided by the Department of Defense Center for Geosciences/Atmospheric Research (CG/AR) at Colorado State University under Cooperative Agreement W911NF-06-2-0015 with the Army Research Laboratory.
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