NHC may have to pay for data

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NHC may have to pay for data

Postby hurricane » Tue Jun 06, 2006 5:49 am

The National Hurricane Center might not have an important forecasting tool in its arsenal this year: the Super Ensemble, a powerful computer model developed by Florida State University. FSU sold exclusive rights for the model's data to Weather Predict, of Raleigh, N.C., six years ago. Now the company wants the federal government to pay for the information, and that isn't likely to happen, officials said. ...

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Postby weatherfreak » Tue Jun 06, 2006 9:42 am

What a shame that they would want money for something that could help forecasters save lives. And shame on a public university for selling the model. I'll bet the money didn't go to the meteorology department. Let's wait and see if the football team has new uniforms or a new bus this fall...

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Re: NHC may have to pay for data

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