The authors would like to thank their fellow working group and committee members for all of their contributions to the final report. Thanks also to AMS and its Weather and Climate Enterprise Commission for encouragement, guidance, and support throughout the report preparation process. Finally, thanks to the NRC “From the Ground Up” committee for a thoughtful study that provoked much dialog on the subject of boundary layer observations and served as a backdrop for this report.
FOR FURTHER RE ADING
AMS ad hoc Committee on a Nationwide Network of Networks, 2011: Report of the AMS ad hoc Committee on a Nationwide Network of Networks, 94 pp. [Available online at www.ametsoc.org/boardpges/cwce/docs/NoN/2011-12-NNoN-Draft-Final-Report.pdf.]
National Research Council, 2009: Observing Weather and Climate from the Ground Up: A Nationwide Network of Networks. National Academies Press, 250 pp.