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2001 to Present

Concept of Joint Hurricane Testbed was approved and funded by NOAA for implimentation (Winter 2001).

Proposals solicited for first JHT projects (Spring 2001)

Develop JHT Terms of Reference (PDF) (Mar 2001-May 2002)

Thirteen proposals reviewed by a committee (Russ Elsberry, Naval Postgraduate School; Mark DeMaria, NOAA/Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere; Ed Rappaport, NOAA/NWS/Tropical Prediction Center/National Hurricane Center - May 2001)

Ten proposals for FY01 were funded (June 2001)

Form Steering Committee (Mar 2002)

Project PIs present progress reports at the 56th InterDepartmental Hurricane Conference (Mar 2002)

Fund second year continuation of favorably reviewed FY01 projects (Q3 2002)

Procure JHT IT hardware (Q3 2002)

Hire JHT IT facilitator (Jul 2002)

2002 hurricane season real-time testing and evaluation of JHT projects (Jul-Nov 2002)

Develop Announcement of Opportunity for FY03 funding (Federal Register Notice - FRN) (Aug-Dec 2002) (Open to government, academic, and private sector applicants worldwide. Estimated total available funding $1.5M.)

FRN released (3 January 2003)

Preapplications (Letters of Intent) reviewed (February 2003) Full proposals reviewed (April and May 2003) Recommendations and Selections (Jun.-Sep. 2003) Decisions for Operational Implementation of 2001-2003 Projects (December 2003). The TPC Director made decisions regarding the operational implementation of seven of the 2001-2003 JHT projects: Revise Announcement of Opportunity for FY05 funding (Federal Register Notice - FRN) (Feb. - May 2004) (Open to government, academic, and private sector applicants worldwide. Estimated total available funding $1.2M.)

FRN released (30 June 2004)

2004 hurricane season real-time testing and evaluation of JHT 2003-05 projects (Aug. 2004) Preapplications (Letters of Intent) reviewed for JHT 2005-07 (Aug. 2004) Full proposals reviewed for JHT 2005-07 (Nov. - Dec. 2004) Recommendations and Selections (Jan. - Mar. 2005) 2005 hurricane season real-time testing of 'Round 2' JHT 2003-05 projects and 'Round 3' JHT 2005-07 projects

The TPC Director made decisions regarding the operational implementation the remaining twelve of the fifteen 2003-2005 'Round 2' JHT projects:

Revised Announcement of Opportunity for FY07 funding (Federal Register Notice - FRN) (Feb. - Mar. 2006) (Open to government, academic, and private sector applicants worldwide. Estimated total available funding $1.035M.)

FRN released (12 June 2006)

2006 hurricane season real-time testing and evaluation of JHT 2005-07 projects (Aug. 2006)

Preapplications (Letters of Intent) reviewed for JHT 2007-09 (Aug. 2006)

FRN reopened (12 November 2006)

Full proposals reviewed for JHT 2007-09 (Dec. 2006 - Jan. 2007)

Recommendations and Selections (Jan. - Mar. 2007)

2007 hurricane season real-time testing of 'Round 3' JHT 2003-05 projects and 'Round 4' JHT 2005-07 projects

The TPC Director made decisions regarding the fifteen 2003-2005 'Round 3' JHT projects:

Revised Announcement of Opportunity for FY07 funding (Federal Register Notice - FRN) (Feb. 2008) (Open to government, academic, and private sector applicants worldwide. Estimated total available funding $1.25M.)

FRN released (11 July 2008)

2008 hurricane season real-time testing and evaluation of JHT 2007-09 (Round 4) projects (Aug. 2008)

Full proposals reviewed for JHT 2009-11 'Round 5' (Nov. 2008 - Jan. 2009)

Recommendations and Selections (Jan. - Mar. 2009)

2009 hurricane season real-time testing of 'Round 4' JHT 2007-09 projects and 'Round 5' JHT 2009-11 projects

The NHC Director made decisions regarding the ten 2007-2009 'Round 4' JHT projects:

Revised Announcement of Opportunity for FY11 funding (Federal Register Notice - FRN) (Feb. 2010) (Open to government, academic, and private sector applicants worldwide. Estimated total available funding $1.25M.)

FRN released (16 July 2010)

2010 hurricane season real-time testing and evaluation of JHT 2009-11 (Round 5) projects (Aug. 2010)

Eleven 'Round 5' projects approved for 2nd year funding and continuing through Aug. 2011

Preapplications (Letters of Intent) reviewed for JHT 2011-13 'Round 6' (30 July 2010)

Full proposals (23) reviewed for JHT 2011-13 'Round 6' (Dec. 2010 - Feb. 2011)

Independently reviewed and scored by 7-member review panel (JHT Steering Committee) based upon six review criteria

Recommendations and Selections (Mar. - July 2011)

2011 hurricane season real-time testing of 'Round 5' JHT 2009-11 projects and 'Round 6' JHT 2011-13 projects

The NHC Director made decisions regarding eight of the eleven Round 5 (2009-20011) JHT projects:

Revised Announcement of Opportunity for FY13 funding (Federal Register Notice - FRN) (July 2012) (Open to government, academic, and private sector applicants worldwide. Estimated total available funding $1M.)

FRN released (10 August 2012)

2012 hurricane season real-time testing and evaluation of JHT Round 6 (2011-2013) projects (Aug. 2012)

Full proposals (22) reviewed for JHT Round 7 (2013-15) (Dec. 2012 - Jan. 2013)

Independently reviewed and scored by 7-member review panel (JHT Steering Committee) based upon six review criteria




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