Heather Holbach leads Stepped-Frequency Microwave Radiometer (SFMR) workshop

The Stepped-Frequency Microwave Radiometer (SFMR) workshop brought together experts on the SFMR from NOAA, the US Air Force, and ProSensing Inc. as well as forecasters from the National Hurricane Center (NHC).   The goal of this workshop was to discuss the current status of the SFMR and ongoing updates to further improve the SFMR and consistency between the operations of … Continue reading Heather Holbach leads Stepped-Frequency Microwave Radiometer (SFMR) workshop

Tune in today at 11AM EDT for NOAA’s Hurricane Awareness Webinar Series

Starting today, NOAA's National Hurricane Center (NHC) and the Southeast and Caribbean Regional Collaboration Team are hosting a series of hurricane awareness webinars. These webinars will cover various topics such as new efforts happening at NHC, marine weather, the impacts of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas, the economic value of a hurricane forecast, and the … Continue reading Tune in today at 11AM EDT for NOAA’s Hurricane Awareness Webinar Series

HRD scientists participate in 22nd annual AVAPS Users Group Meeting

The meeting is held annually to present recent work on the technology, science, and operations of dropwindsonde systems.  Participants from around the world attend. HRD scientists gave three presentations, which can be found at ftp://ftp.aoml.noaa.gov/pub/hrd/blog/meetings/2020/avaps2020.zip.

HRD Monthly Science Meeting of April 2020

April's science meeting consisted of four presentations: Xiaomin Chen -  "Evaluation of PBL schemes using a simple method of large-eddy simulations" Nicholas Foukal (WHOI) -  "Air-sea fluxes in the North Atlantic during extreme wind conditions" Andrew Hazelton - "Exploration of the Early Track and Intensity Uncertainty in Hurricane Dorian Using a HAFS Ensemble"  Frank Marks - "Pioneering … Continue reading HRD Monthly Science Meeting of April 2020