Global Hydrology Resource Center Distributed Active Archive Center (GHRC DAAC) held its User Working Group meeting September 20-21 in Huntsville, AL. The primary focus of this meeting was to introduce the UWG to the GHRC’s new science team and to preview the new software architecture and user tools. The DAAC also reported on 2016 accomplishments and provided responses to last year's recommendations from the UWG. The GHRC DAAC UWG is led by outgoing chair Dr. Christian Kummerow (Colorado State University), incoming chair David Wolff (NASA/GSFC/Wallops) and co-chair Dr. Jonathan Zawislak (Florida International University). Also attending were Drew Kittel and Steve Berrick from NASA's Earth Science Data and Information Systems (ESDIS) Project; Steve Kempler (GES DISC), Bob Downs (SEDAC), Suresh Santhana Vannan from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) DAAC, Nettie Labelle-Hamer (ASF DAAC), and Anirudh Prabhu from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).