Tim Schneider is a physical scientist with the Hydrology Laboratory in the National Weather Service Office of Hydrologic Development. He is based at the Earth System Research Laboratory in Boulder, Colorado. Mr. Schneider works on the Integrated Water Resources Science and Services project, an innovative multi-agency effort to meet the nation's growing water resource challenges. He is contributing to the establishment of the framework for operational science, information technology, and human dimensions within IWRSS, and helping to link IWRSS to the water resource research community, on time and space scales covering weather and climate. Previously, Mr. Schneider was the Project Manager of NOAA's Hydrometeorological Testbed, and he has had a diverse and varied career in studies of the Earth's climate and energy and water cycles as well as ground-based and space-borne remote sensing of the Earth. Mr. Schneider has an MSc degree in atmospheric science from Colorado State University.