Disaster Resilience for America - December 22, 2015

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On this edition of “Disaster Relief for America”, hosts Tim Karney and Tom Moran interview Greg Carbin, the Warning Coordination Meteorologist at NOAA.

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Greg_Carbin.jpgGreg Carbin is the Warning Coordination Meteorologist (WCM) at the NOAA, National Centers for Environmental Prediction, Storm Prediction Center (SPC) in Norman, Oklahoma. Since 1996, Greg has performed in a variety of operational forecast capacities at the SPC. Prior to starting his career with the National Weather Service (NWS) in Charlotte, North Carolina in 1993, Greg worked in the private sector in New York and Vermont. He earned a B.S. degree in Meteorology from Lyndon State College in 1985 and has completed some graduate course work at the University of Oklahoma while an employee of the NWS. He is a 2011 graduate of the U.S. Department of Commerce Executive Leadership Development Program.

Greg is considered one of NOAA’s leading experts on tornadoes and severe thunderstorm forecasting. He has appeared in major national and international media and has been interviewed extensively on topics from atmospheric science to the historical context of recent tornado outbreaks. Greg maintains the national tornado database as part of his duties at SPC and develops web-based content from this information when not working operational shifts, reviewing papers, or writing code.

Greg currently serves as a Councilor for the National Weather Association and is also Chair of the Association’s Professional Development Committee. He was recently selected to serve on the Committee on Effective Communication of Weather and Climate Information, on the Board of Enterprise Communication, for the American Meteorological Society.

Storm Prediction Center website: www.spc.noaa.gov

E-mail: Gregory.Carbin@noaa.gov

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Disaster Resilience for America showcases the efforts of all levels of government and critical infrastructure operators to make the nation safer in the face of man-made or natural threats. This show focuses on areas of interest including: disaster planning, preparation, response, recovery, security and technological innovations, and social media usage for emergency response.

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Tim Karney is the Editor of the All Hazards Emergency Network and was the Publisher of Emergency Management Magazine. He was also Publisher ofWashington Technology. Tim has developed the All Hazards Emergency Network to improve communication and collaboration across the entire spectrum of emergency management stakeholders.

Tom Moran serves as the Executive Director for the All Hazards Consortium (AHC) and was part of the foundational efforts, which lead to the AHC's incorporation in 2005. His role is to support the Board of Directors and the member states in the areas of strategy, operations, policy development, and integrated regional planning between states, federal agencies and private sector owner/operators.