Much of this research was funded through the NCAR/United States Weather Research Program. Strong support and commitments from NCAR/ATD (D. Carslon) and NSF (S. Nelson) were critical to realize the scope and magnitude of IHOP_2002. Some of this work is based upon research supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant 0208651.
Gratitude is bestowed upon Conrad Ziegler and David Kingsmill for creating the original IHOP_2002 CI hypotheses summary. Critical reviews of this manuscript by Rita Roberts, Jim Wilson, Peggy LeMone, and Kevin Knupp led to substantial improvements. The concept for Fig. 5 was conceived through discussions with J. Wilson. C. Pettet made the figure. Thanks are given to J. Gerleman who recreated Fig. 4.
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