Mr. Nolan J. Doesken
Extremely familiar with the climate of Colorado and author of numerous reports and articles detailing Colorado's unique and varied climate (http://ccc.atmos.colostate.edu). Special areas of interest include climate data collection, data quality, information dissemination, public education, precipitation patterns, extreme rainfall, drought monitoring, climate and water, hail and severe weather, snow climate and energy, mountain climates, climate history, and long-term climate variations. Certified NWS weather observer and very familiar with climatic data and observational procedures. Nolan Doesken is an information resource to many teachers and research scientists in a variety of climate-affected fields, including talks and seminars on Colorado climate topics. He documented rainfall for extreme storms that struck Colorado in 1997 and initiated the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow (CoCoRaHS) Network which can be found at http://www.cocorahs.org.