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Home » Research » Research Divisions » Evaluation and Decision Support Division

Evaluation and Decision Support Division

The Evaluation and Decision Support Division (EDS) develops state-of-the-art environmental forecast, decision support, visualization, and evaluation capabilities to provide scientifically robust forecast assessment tools, concepts, and analyses to support decision-making processes affected by the weather.

Our customers include National Weather Service (NWS) forecasters; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) air traffic controllers and air traffic managers; airline dispatchers; and general aviation pilots. EDS collaborates with the Departments of Defense, Energy, and Interior (Bureau of Land Management). We also work with international agencies in Taiwan and the Philippines.

EDS expertise:

EDS Branches

Weather Information Systems Evolution Branch (WISE)

Forecast Impact and Quality Assessment Branch (FIQAS)