Location

The workshop will be held on the campus of the University of Washington campus in Seattle, WA. Workshop events will take place in:


Travel

By Air

Seattle is served by Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA). The airport is located approximately 30 miles south of the University of Washington campus.
To reach the University District:

  • Take the light rail link from the airport to Westlake Station. Transfer to #72 or #73 Metro bus northbound to University District. Light rail fair must be purchased at the airport station. Bus fare may be purchased once on board a bus (exact change required).
  • Take a taxi from the airport to the University District. Depending on the time of day, the fare should be between $30 and $40, including tip.
  • Take a group shuttle from the airport to the University District.
  • Rent a car at the airport and following driving directions below. Note: a car will not be necessary for the rest of the workshop and airport rentals are taxed at a high rate.

By Car

Coming north on I-5:

  • Exit 169 - NE 45th St/NE 50th St
  • Turn right at end of the ramp onto NE 45th St
  • Drive 8 blocks east (1/4 mile), then turn right on 15th Ave NE
  • Drive 3 blocks south to NE 41st St, then turn left into the Central Plaza Garage
  • Parking is $15/day

Coming south on I-5:

  • Exit 169 - NE 45th St/NE 50th St
  • Turn left at end of the ramp onto NE 45th St
  • Drive 9 blocks east (1/4 mile), then turn right on 15th Ave NE
  • Drive 3 blocks south to NE 41st St, then turn left into the Central Plaza Garage
  • Parking is $15/day

Coming west on State Route 520:

  • Exit at Montlake Ave - right on Montlake Ave
  • Cross Montlake Bridge, then turn left on NE Pacific St
  • In less than 1/4 mile, turn right on 15th Ave NE
  • Drive 3 blocks north to NE 41st St, then turn right into the Central Plaza Garage
  • Parking is $15/day

Accommodation

We have reserved a block of rooms at the Watertown Hotel, which is within easy walking distance of the University of Washington campus.

Watertown Hotel
4242 Roosevelt Way Northeast, Seattle, WA 98105
To make a reservation, call +1 206 826 4242 and use the block code "NOAA MEETING".

The Watertown is presently full but is honoring the meeting rate at its sister hotel, The University Inn, one block to the north.

Unless informed otherwise by the steering committee, you are a responsible for the cost of your lodging.

Please contact the steering committee for additional options.


Meals

Wednesday, March 23rd

  • Breakfast - attendees on their own (light refreshment between sessions)
  • Lunch - attendees on their own to area restaurants
  • Dinner - catered light dinner reception at Burke Museum

Thursday, March 24th

  • Breakfast - attendees on their own (light refreshment between sessions)
  • Lunch - attendees on their own to area restaurants
  • Dinner - Chairs-only dinner

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