HRD researchers at 92nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA – 23-26 January 2012

Recordings of 6 of the 10 presentations HRD researchers presented (or were co-authors) at the 92nd AMS Annual Meeting are available online from the AMS website:

Advancing Tropical Cyclone Forecasts Using Aircraft Observations: A Historical Perspective  – Frank Marks

Hurricane Measurements and Modeling for Wind Turbine Siting and Design – Mark Powell

Wind Vs. Surge: Hurricane Ike (poster) – Mark Powell

Observations and Modeling of Land-Falling Tropical Cyclones (panel presentations) – Fuqing Zhang, Pennsylvania State University; Melinda S. Peng, NRL; Mark DeMaria, NOAA/NESDIS; Peter G. Black, SAIC/NRL; Frank D. Marks, NOAA/AOML Hurricane Research Division and Mark D. Powell, NOAA/AOML/HRD

Development and Calibration of a Rigorous Fraternal Twin Ocean OSSE System in the Gulf of Mexico – George Halliwell

Experimental Hurricane Forecasts During HFIP in 2011 – Robert Gall, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD; and F. Marks, E. Rappaport, and F. Toepfer

New and Improved Reconnaissance Data Collection with the NOAA G-IV – Richard Henning (AOC), P. Flaherty, J. Parrish, A. B. Damiano, J. Williams, I. Sears, G. Defeo, N. Morgan, N. Hann, J. McFadden, A. Goldstein, and J. F. Gamache

Observations During GRIP From HIRAD: Images of C-Band Brightness Temperatures and Ocean Surface Wind Speed and Rain Rate – Timothy L. Miller, MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and M. W. James, J. B. Roberts, L. Jones, C. S. Ruf, E. W. Uhlhorn, S. Biswas, C. May, P. G. Black, and C. D. Buckley

An OSSE on Mesoscale Model Assimilation of Simulated HIRAD-Observed Hurricane Surface Winds – Cerese Marie Albers, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and T. L. Miller, E. Uhlhorn, and D. T. N. Krishnamurti