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Public Safety

GSL uses research, technology, and expertise to meet the environmental decision-making needs of the nation

GSL-developed technology helps the National Weather Service and emergency managers respond to weather threats quickly.

GSL-developed models provide real-time support during wildfire emergency operations.

GSL-develop models help guide air quality alerts.

94% of impact-based weather decision support is delivered by the NWS.
  • GSL-developed data delivery and decision support systems are the cornerstone of operations in all 122 NWS forecast offices.
  • The GSL-developed HRRR forecast model is the only hourly-updated forecast in the world that is proven to predict weather hazards for individual neighborhoods.
Many household decisions depend on weather forecasts and weather data.
  • GSL developed the weather data collection system that benefits all users of smart-phone weather apps.