Unifying Innovations in Forecasting Capabilities Workshop 2024
July 22 - July 26, 2024
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Who We Are

The Earth Prediction Innovation Center (EPIC) is a collaboration within the Weather Enterprise – government, industry, and academia — to improve weather forecasting systems, and empower the UFS. It is being spearheaded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) along with its contracting partner, Raytheon.

EPIC’s Impact

Find out more about our EPIC impact on the Earth systems modeling community. Whether you’re a seasoned academic, government researcher, industry innovator, or complete newbie, EPIC has something for you, too.



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The Relationship Between the Earth Prediction Innovation Center (EPIC) and the United Forecast System (UFS).

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Empowering Success Through Technical Support and Resources

The UFS is composed of several applications, each utilizing various components. Learn about the various applications and which components they utilize.

The NWS forecasters are primary stakeholders of the UFS’ products, and therefore, continued engagement with them is critical. Read the latest finalized list of forecasters’ requests.

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June 17-21, 2024

EPIC CodeFest June 2024: Land Data Assimilation (DA) System, June 17-21, 2024, 11:00 AM EDT. Interested in learning more about using the applications EPIC is developing? Join the EPIC Team on June 17-21, 2024, for a virtual week-long workshop designed to leave participants with an understanding of how to run the Land DA System.

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