The development of the ADT has benefited from many useful suggestions and advice from colleagues and users over the 10 yr of the project. The authors gratefully acknowledge the contributions from the following individuals: Michael Turk and Greg Gallina (SAB); Jeff Hawkins (NRL-MRY); Jim Kossin, Tony Wimmers, Howard Berger, and Mat Gunshor (CIMSS); Ray Zehr (CIRA); Max Mayfield, Jack Beven, James Franklin, Chris Sisko, and Michelle Mainelli (TPC); Paul McCrone (AFWA); Roger Edson (NOAA/GUAM); and Frank Wells and Buck Sampson (NRL-MRY). Satellite analysts at TAFB and JTWC have also provided invaluable user feedback. The ADT implementation into OFCs has been professionally provided by SeaSpace Corp. (JTWC), the NOAA/CDB group (TPC), Mark Conner of AER (AFWA), and NOAA/NESDIS (SAB). Funding support for this project has been provided by the Office of Naval Research Program Element (PE-0602435N) along with the Oceanographer of the Navy through the program office at the PEO C4I&Space/PMW-180 (PE-0603207N) in collaboration with Jeff Hawkins and the Naval Research Laboratory, Monterey, California, and the NOAA JHT under the auspices of the USWRP. Finally, the authors respectfully acknowledge the originator of the Dvorak technique, Vern Dvorak. His visions live on.
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