YOTC attracted researchers utilizing high-resolution global weather prediction models, cloud-system-resolving models, theoretical studies, and enhanced access to a variety of routine observations.
The YOTC dataset has also proven valuable to mid- and high-latitude studies.
We also wish to thank Jay Fein, the late Jarvis Moyers, and Steve Nelson, all of NSF, and Ramesh Kakar and Jack Kaye of NASA for their early support of THORPEX experiments and later projects such as YOTC. We acknowledge the support of the WMO, particularly Elena Manaenkova Alexandra Frolov, and Zheng Guoguong, who recognized the early potential of THORPEX.
* YOTC datasets also supported the efforts of the WGCM/WGNE Climate Metrics Panel.
Moncrieff, 2008: Year of Tropical Convection (YOTC): The YOTC Science Plan.