HRD Debrief for missions into Tropical Storm Gordon and Hurricane Isaac – 17 October 2018

HRD researchers discussed the results from the 3 P-3 missions into Tropical Storm Gordon, AL07 (3-4 September 2018) . The agenda for the discussion was:

Agenda:

  • Missions Overview (Jon Zawislak)
  • Deployment Overview (Jon Zawislak)
    • 180903H1 (Robert Rogers)
    • 180904H1 (Ghassan Alaka)
    • 180904H2 (Hui Christophersen)

HRD researchers also discussed the results from the 5 P-3 missions into Hurricane Isaac, AL09 (12-15 September 2018) . The agenda for the discussion was:

Agenda:

  • Missions Overview (Jon Zawislak)
  • Deployment Overview (Jon Zawislak)
    • 180912H1 (Heather Holbach)
    • 180912H2 (Ghassan Alaka)
    • 180913H1 (Heather Holbach)
    • 180914H1 (Jon Zawislak)
    • 180915H1 (Jon Zawislak)

Henry Winterbottom provided a review of the impact of the reconnaissance observations on the operational model performance for both storms.

Slides from all three presentations are available at: ftp://ftp.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/pub/blog/meetings/2018/HFP/Gordon%26Isaac_debrief.zip