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2016 Hurricane Season ends

Today marks the last day of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, and it was a busy one for us.  AOML’s Hurricane Research Division (HRD) participated in 57 missions into six different tropical cyclones: Colin, Earl, Javier (East Pacific), Hermine, Karl, … Continue reading

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Through the Eyewall – My Experience with the NOAA Hurricane Hunters, Nicholas Komisarjevsky, Science Communications Intern, NOAA AOML

http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/keynotes/keynotes_1116_hurrhunterflight.html

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HRD Seminar – Kelly Ryan, CIMAS and AOML/HRD, Tucson, AZ – 28 October 2016

Kelly Ryan presented a seminar titled  “OSSE Evaluation of the Impact of Aircraft Observations on Hurricane Analyses and Forecasts” at the University of Arizona. A copy of the presentation is available on the anonymous ftp site: ftp://ftp.aoml.noaa.gov/pub/hrd/blog/seminars/2017/Ryan_UA_seminar_Oct2016.pdf

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HRD observation team monthly meeting – 17 November 2016

The purpose of the observation team meetings is to bring together the people who use observations in their research on a regular basis to discuss issues they’re having, provide updates on observations they’re analyzing or collecting, and any other information … Continue reading

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Paper on a simple way to simulate winds closest to the surface in tropical cyclones released online in Boundary-Layer Meteorology

You can read the article here

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HRD Monthly Science Meeting of November 2016

November’s science meeting consisted of 7 presentations: Shun-Nan Wu (RSMAS), “The signal of future TC intensification in the CloudSat measurements” Jon Zawislak (FIU/CIMAS/HRD), “The Relationship Between Precipitation and Environmental Forcing during Tropical Cyclone Formation” Leon Nguyen (HRD), “Thermodynamic and kinematic … Continue reading

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Paper on a new way to run forecast models with multiple hurricanes at the same time released online in Weather and Forecasting

Summary: HWRF is NOAA’s primary model for tropical cyclone (tropical depressions, tropical storms, and hurricanes) forecast. The distance between places where forecasts are made in the model (the grid resolution) must be small to make accurate forecasts. However, the amount … Continue reading

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Paper on new observations of rapid intensification during Hurricane Karl published in The Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences

Read the paper at http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JAS-D-16-0026.1.

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Two-part paper on the intensification of Hurricane Edouard published in Monthly Weather Review

 Summary: Hurricane Edouard (2014) is examined using radar onboard NOAA P-3 aircraft that flew the storm. Two periods are shown, one when the storm was intensifying to a major hurricane and the other when the storm was weakening. The location … Continue reading

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HRD Seminar – Dr. Andy Hazelton, Princeton University and NOAA/GFDL – 28 October 2016

Dr. Hazelton presented a seminar on “Convective Burst Development and Evolution in Two Simulated Atlantic TCs”. Abstract Understanding the structure and evolution of the tropical cyclone (TC) inner core remains an elusive challenge in tropical meteorology, especially transient asymmetric features … Continue reading

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