- Recall the terrain data sets used by RTMA/URMA, NBM, and AWIPS GFE/NDFD.
- Explain the problems created by having multiple terrain data sets in the forecast process.
- Explain how the Unified Terrain is created.
- Explain how a consistent terrain dataset is beneficial for creating the forecast and assessing model performance.
- Summarize the impacts of the new Unified Terrain on the National Blend of Models.