HRD seminar – Monica Laureano Bozeman, Purdue University – 9 September 2011

Monica Laureano Bozeman gave a presentation " Land Surface Feedbacks on the Post-Landfall Tropical Cyclone Characteristics using the Hurricane Weather Research and Forecasting (HWRF) Modeling System" as part of her M.S. thesis defense. Her presentation is available on the anonymous ftp site at: ftp://ftp.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/pub/marks/seminars/Laureano-Bozeman_HRD_seminar_20110909.pptx

HRD scientists receive NASA Group Achievement Award

A number of HRD scientists were involved with NASA's Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes (GRIP) airborne Earth science field campaign in 2010. The GRIP Team was selected to receive the 2011 NASA Group Achievement Award, one of the most prestigious award a group can receive by making outstanding contributions to the NASA mission. This represented … Continue reading HRD scientists receive NASA Group Achievement Award

HRD seminar – Evan Forde, AOML – 20 September 2011

Evan Forde gave a seminar on “ The use of satellite-derived Total Precipitable Water (TPW) imagery for identifying Saharan Air Layers affecting tropical cyclones”. The presentation is available on the anonymous ftp site at: ftp:/ftp.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/pub/marks/seminars/forde_HRD_seminar_20110920.ppt

HRD seminar – Marcus van Lier-Walqui, University of Miami/RSMAS – 15 September 2011

Marcus van Lier-Walqui gave a seminar on “Using radar reflectivity to quantify microphysical parameterization uncertainty”. The presentation is available on the anonymous ftp site at: ftp://ftp.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/pub/marks/seminars/vanLier-Walqui_HRD_seminar_20110915.pdf

G-IV and NASA Global Hawk coordinated mission

This past Wednesday (Sept. 14, 2011), the G-IV and NASA's Global Hawk flew a coordinated mission to test and validate the dropsonde system on the Global Hawk. They flew a coordinated racetrack flight pattern in the Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of Florida. Twenty-six sondes were launched in tandem. Below is the flight pattern … Continue reading G-IV and NASA Global Hawk coordinated mission