HRD Director provides NOAA hurricane research overview at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India – 6 February 2015

HRD Director Frank Marks visited Andhra University, the home of one of the oldest meteorology departments in India and ground zero for the landfall of Very Severe Cyclonic Storm (VSCS) HudHud on 12 October 2014. Dr. Marks visited the Department of Meteorology and the India Meteorological Department Cyclone Warning Centre to present an overview of NOAA’s Hurricane Research and to learn about the impacts from VSCS HudHud in Visakhapatnam and surrounding areas. The slides from Dr. Marks’ presentation “NOAA’s Hurricane Research – HFIP” to the students and faculty at the Andhra University are available on the anonymous ftp site:

ftp://ftp.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/pub/blog/seminars/2015/Marks_HFIP_overview_20150206.pptx