HRD Director visits National Taiwan University, Taipei – 28 June 2011

Dr. Frank Marks visited the National Taiwan University (NTU) Department of Atmospheric Science on 28 June and gave a seminar “Advances in Tropical Cyclone Research”. Dr. Marks met with HRD collaborators Profs. Chun-Chieh Wu, Hung-Chi Kuo, and Ben Jou and their students while he was at NTU. A copy of his presentation is available as a zip archive on the ftp site at:


l to r, Hung-Chi Kuo, Frank Marks, Ben Jou


NTU students in Prof. C.-C. Wu’s group

HRD scientists visit Taiwan Central Weather Bureau, 27-28 June 2011

Drs. Frank Marks and Sundararaman Gopalakrishnan were part of a NOAA delegation including scientists from NCEP/EMC (Dr. Vijay Tallapragada) and OAR/ESRL (Dr. J.-W. Bao and Fanthune Moeng) that met with researchers and forecasters at the Central Weather Bureau to discuss potential collaborations on tropical cyclone research. The NOAA delegation presented some results from HFIP research activities and had numerous discussion about Taiiwan’s research interests and activities. Copies of Dr. Marks’ and Dr. Gopalakrishnan’s presentations are available on the FTP site at:


(l to r) Der Song CHEN (CWB), Deputy Director Tien Chiang YEH (CWB), Fanthune Moeng (ESRL), Vijay Tallapragada (EMC), Director General Tzay Chyn SHIN (CWB), Frank Marks (HRD), Sundararaman Gopalakrishnan (HRD), Jian Win BAO (ESRL), Ming Dean CHENG (CWB)

HRD Director presents Keynote talk at the 2011 International Workshop on Typhoon and Flood, Taipei, Taiwan, 23-24 June 2011

Dr. Frank Marks gave a presentation “Advances in Tropical Cyclone Research” at the 2011 International Workshop on Typhoon and Flood sponsored by the Taiwan Typhoon and Flood Research Institute (TTFRI). The presentation is available as a zip archive on the FTP site at: