HRD Model Development Team receives South Florida Federal Executive Board Scientific Employee of the Year Award – 9 May 2014

Model development team members (l to r: Thiago Quirino, Gopal, Hua Chen, Lisa Bucci, Robert Black, and Stan Goldenberg. Not pictured are Xuejin Zhang and Fran Marks)
Model development team members (l to r: Thiago Quirino, Gopal, Hua Chen, Lisa Bucci, Robert Black, and Stan Goldenberg. Not pictured are Xuejin Zhang and Frank Marks)

The HRD Model Development Team (pictured above) was recognized by the South Florida Federal Executive Board with the Scientific Employee of the Year award at their annual May meeting.  They were praised for their contributions in developing the advanced high-resolution Hurricane Weather Research and Forecasting (HWRF) model that is used operationally to provide forecast guidance to the National Hurricane Center.   Congratulations to the Model development team for all that you do to improve hurricane forecast guidance!