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HRD Monthly Science Meeting of February 2016

February’s science meeting consisted of 2 presentations: Jun Zhang – Impact of boundary-layer vertical diffusion on HWRF forecasts of tropical cyclone rapid intensification Hui Christophersen – On the impact of NASA Global Hawk unmanned aircraft dropwindsondes on tropical cyclone track, intensity … Continue reading

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Joe Cione talks to Arizona Public Media Station KJZZ about his work with the Coyote

Listen to the story at http://science.kjzz.org/content/260617/unmanned-aerial-vehicle-developed-tucson-will-help-noaa-chase-hurricanes

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HRD seminar – Stephanie Stevenson, University of Albany SUNY – 28 January 2016

Ms. Stevenson presented a seminar on the “Lightning Observations in Atlantic and East Pacific TCs”. Abstract: Global lightning detection has become more reliable in the past decade, allowing for comprehensive observational studies on lightning activity in TCs over the open … Continue reading

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HRD seminar – Dr. Steve Goodman, NOAA/NESDIS GOES-R Program Office – 28 January 2016

Dr. Goodman presented a seminar on the “The GOES-R Geostationary Satellite System and User Readiness”. ABSTRACT: NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES) have been a mainstay of weather forecasts and environmental monitoring in the United States for the past 40 … Continue reading

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Paper on the testing of new and proposed observations on hurricane forecasts published in the Marine Technology Society journal

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Paper on model improvements to intensity forecasts published in the Marine Technology Society Journal

 

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Paper on the eyewall replacement cycle in model forecasts published in Geophysical Research Letters

The paper can be accessed at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL066436/full.

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Joe Cione talks to Shephard Media about the Coyote and hurricane research

The article can be found at https://www.shephardmedia.com/news/uv-online/raytheon-provides-coyote-uas-noaa/.

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HRD seminar – Prof. Chris Thorncroft, University of Albany – SUNY – 21 January 2016

Prof. Thorncroft presented a seminar on the “Variability of African easterly waves and their  relationship with downstream tropical  cyclogenesis”. A copy of the presentation is available on the anonymous ftp site: ftp://ftp.aoml.noaa.gov/pub/hrd/blog/seminars/2016/Thorncroft_HRD_Seminar_20160121.pptx

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Paper about improved forecasts of Super Cyclone Sapphire Phailin in the Bay of Bengal published in Earth Interactions

This paper is about weather research conducted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the India Meteorological Department and universities in India and the USA. Very severe cyclonic storm ‘Phailin’ in 2013 was the strongest cyclone to hit the … Continue reading

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