IEPAS

The International Extension and Public Alert System Program

OFFERING EXPERTISE AND PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS

IEPAS helps to improve communication of key hydrometeorological information in remote regions. It assists in the development of communication tools, observation platforms, decision support systems, training, and manages pilot and quasi-operational systems.
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Deployment of low-cost, accurate weather station and other observation instruments

Deployment of low-cost, accurate weather station and other observation instruments
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Impact-based forecasting in decision support systems

Impact-based forecasting in decision support systems
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Implementation of emergency communication and satellite receiving stations

Implementation of emergency communication and satellite receiving stations
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Implementation of inexpensive cloud-based forecasting systems

Implementation of inexpensive cloud-based forecasting systems
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OUR CORE PROJECTS

IEPAS core project: 3D-PAWS

3D-PAWS

 

Expansion of remote observation networks using 3D-printed automatic surface weather stations
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IEPAS core project: Weather Ready Nations (WRNS)

Weather Ready Nations (WRNs)

 

Implementation of impact-based forecasting and decision support systems
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IEPAS core project: Remote communication systems

Remote Communications

 

Deployment of back-up communication systems such as the Chatty Beetle, EMWIN/HRIT, GEONETCast and HF Radio
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IEPAS is supported by:

NOAA
USAID
NWS
UCAR-COMET