Subcommittee on Energy and Environment Hearing -Expanding Climate Services at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA): Developing the National Climate Service

Subcommittee on Energy | 2318 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | May 5, 2009 10:00am to 12:00pm

Witnesses

Dr. Jane Lubchenco, Under Secretary, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce

Dr. Arthur DeGaetano, Director, Northeast Regional Climate Center (NRCC)

Dr. Eric J. Barron, Director, National Center for Atmospheric Research. As Chair of the Climate Service Tiger Teams Coordinating Committee

Dr. Philip Mote, Director, Oregon Climate Change Research Institute and Oregon Climate Services and Professor, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University

Mr. Richard J. Hirn, General Counsel and Legislative Director, National Weather Service Employees Organization

Dr. Michael L. Strobel, Director, National Water and Climate Center, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Mr. David Behar, Deputy to the Assistant General Manager, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission and Staff Chair, Water Utility Climate Alliance

Mr. Paul Fleming, Manager , Climate and Sustainability Group, Seattle Public Utilities

Dr. Nolan Doesken, State Climatologist for Colorado, and Senior Research Associate, Colorado State University