CFCAS Funding: $2,466,200 over 5 years
Completed: May 2007
Network Leader: Isztar Zawadzki, McGill University
Description: Weather-related disasters have a heavy impact on society and the costs involved have stimulated a need for the early detection and warning of impending local weather events. This network is focused on improving the accuracy of short-term forecasting (nowcasting) and is a priority of the Canadian Weather Research Program.