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Webinar: An Overview of NOAA National Weather Alaska Region

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Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 3:30

Tuesday, October 26, 2021. 3:30 PM. Webinar: An Overview of NOAA National Weather Alaska Region. Eugene Petrescu, NOAA. Sponsored by NOAA. More information here. Register here.

Abstract: The National Weather Service Alaska Region provides environmental decision support services covering the state of Alaska and the adjacent oceanic regions from the Arctic to the Bering Sea, and North Pacific. Our services cover a broad range of activities including, Marine, Aviation, Public, Tsunami, and Hydrologic for the present time out to 2 years. An overview of Alaska Region NWS offices, operations, and specific service examples will be presented.

Bio(s): Eugene Petrescu - Gene is the Regional Scientist for NOAA NWS Alaska Region, and the Director of the Arctic Testbed and Proving. After being a weather forecaster in the US Air Force, Gene joined the National Weather Service in Anchorage in 1990. Since that time, he worked for the NWS at the Glasgow and Seattle Offices as a Forecaster, then at the Glasgow and Missoula NWS Offices as the Science and Operations Officer. In 2008, Gene came back to Alaska as the Science and Operations Officer of the Alaska Aviation Weather Unit. In 2010, he came to Alaska Region Headquarters as a Techniques Development Meteorologist, and became the Regional Scientist in 2012.

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