Research Application Program, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

Data Center Description
The Research Applications Program (RAP) of the National Center for
Atmospheric Research has been the recognized leader in aviation
weather research and technology since 1980. Through an agreement with
the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), RAP scientists and
engineers are working closely with other centers and agencies, as well
as the aviation industry, to improve the timeliness, accuracy, and
presentation of weather information to better predict, detect and warn
of atmospheric hazards that significantly affect aviation commerce.


[Summary provided by NCAR.]