The Raytheon/NOAA Coyote UAV team, including HRD researchers Dr. Joe Cione, Kelly Ryan, Dr. Altug Aksoy, Brittany Dahl and Dr. Jun Zhang, received the 2018 AviationWeek Laureate Award in the Defense category for Dual Use. AviationWeek's Laureate Awards recognize the extraordinary achievements of individuals and teams in aviation, aerospace, and defense. Their accomplishments embody the spirit of … Continue reading HRD Researchers receive 2018 Aviation Week Laureate Award
HRD and AOML scientists participated in the 72nd Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference/Tropical Cyclone Operations and Research Forum. HRD and AOML scientists presented or were coauthors on 8 of the 39 presentations. Jason Sippel chaired the two Joint Hurricane Testbed (JHT) sessions, Sundararaman Gopalakrishnan chaired a panel discussion on “Recent and Planned Improvements in Modeling Capability”, and … Continue reading HRD researchers at 72nd Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference/Tropical Cyclone Research Forum, Miami, FL – 13-15 March 2018
AOML's Diversity, Inclusion & You (DIY) group honored employees who went above-and-beyond their regular duty during Hurricane Irma's impact on their homes and families last September. Among those honored were a number of HRD employees: Jonathan A. Zawislak, Bradley W. Klotz, Heather M. Holbach, Lisa R. Bucci: For exceptional professionalism and dedication to NOAA’s mission, … Continue reading HRD employees honored with Andrew Awards for going above-and-beyond during Hurricane Irma
You can read the paper at https://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/MWR-D-17-0160.1.
Dr. Vellinga presented a seminar titled “The impact for tropical storm forecasts of upgrades to UK Met Office prediction systems”. Abstract The past two years have seen various upgrades to the UK Met Office's operational prediction systems, including a near-doubling of horizontal resolution in the global deterministic forecast model to 10 x 12km. I will … Continue reading HRD Seminar – Dr. Michael Vellinga, Met Office, United Kingdom – 12 March 2018
March’s science meeting consisted of four presentations: Josh Wadler, UM/RSMAS: Downdrafts and the Evolution of Boundary Layer Thermodynamics in Hurricane Earl (2010) Before and During Rapid Intensification Ghassan Alaka: Evaluation of Track Spread in Hurricane Joaquin (2015) Heather Holbach: Dropsonde Wind Speed Comparison to SFMR at Coyote Flight Levels Kelly Ryan-Poterjoy: Coyote Thermodynamic Verification using … Continue reading HRD Monthly Science Meeting of March 2018