Similarly, partnerships with the National Weather Service
Regional Office in Corpus Christi, TX provides weather data
from Laredo that augments the current Weather Service coverage
area. Rainfall observations from theTAMIU meso-scale weather
network greatly benefits area ranchers and agricultural producers
by freely providing precipitation data and analysis of rainfall
frequency and intensity.
Partnership with the National Weather Service Office in Corpus
Christi provides valuable professional mentoring to TAMIU
students and opens avenues for their future employment. Partnerships
with Lake Casa Blanca State Park and the Laredo Childrens
Museum supports the transfer of technical expertise in the
area of Earth Sciences to the broader Borderlands community.