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Mission Statement

The mission of the Joint Hurricane Testbed is to transfer more rapidly and smoothly new technology, research results, and observational advances of the United States Weather Research Program (USWRP), its sponsoring agencies, the academic community and other groups into improved tropical cyclone analysis and prediction at operational centers.


6 October 2015: New JHT projects (Round 8; FY15-17) are announced

9 September 2015: JHT provides new tools for hurricane forecasting in 2015 (PDF)

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Please see the Joint Hurricane Testbed Terms of Reference (PDF) for more background information.