Category Archives: Data Assimilation

Improving vortex-scale analysis through assimilation of observations collected in real-time.

Hurricane Field Program Update – Sunday, June 5, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Sunday, 5 June 2016 G-IV: Is scheduled to fly a “TC in shear” research mission over AL93. Take off is scheduled for 1800 UTC (2:00PM) from MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. No HRD scientists will be on this flight. … Continue reading

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HRD/NHC CHART Seminar – Lisa Bucci, CIMAS & AOML/HRD – 19 May 2016

Lisa Bucci presented a seminar on “Impacts of an Airborne Doppler Wind Lidar on Tropical Cyclone Analysis Forecasts.” that is available on the NHC science presentation web site. Abstract The initial structure of Tropical Cyclones (TCs) in models remains a … Continue reading

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HRD observation team monthly meeting – 19 May 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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Greater Miami AMS Chapter & HRD seminar – Neal Dorst, Robert Rogers, and Chris Landsea (NHC), 18 May 2016

The Greater Miami Chapter of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) and HRD hosted a meeting to celebrate Hurricane Preparedness Week with several presentations including: Mr. Neal Dorst (AOML/HRD) – “60 Year History of the Hurricane Research”; Dr. Rob Rogers (AOML/HRD) – “NOAA’s HRD … Continue reading

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AOML and HRD researchers at 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, San Juan, Puerto Rico – 10-14 April 2016

Twenty-three AOML and HRD scientists participated in the recent 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology in San Juan, PR, as authors or co-authors on 36 presentations and 11 posters. Roughly 650 presentations (452 oral presentations in 70 sessions and … Continue reading

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HRD Monthly Science Meeting of May 2016

May’s science meeting consisted of 4 presentations: Gustavo Goni (AOML/PhOD) : “PHOD Underwater Glider Operations” Haiyan Jiang (FIU): “What is in the 37 GHz Cyan+Pink Ring of Rapidly Intensifying Tropical Cyclones?” Cheng Tao (FIU): “The Evolution of Stratiform and Convective … Continue reading

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HRD seminar – Dr. Jonathan Poterjoy, NCAR/ASP – 10 May 2016

Dr. Poterjoy presented a seminar on “Probabilistic Storm-Scale Analysis and Prediction Using a Non-Parametric Ensemble Filter: Implications for Tropical Cyclone Forecasting”. Abstract: Initial condition uncertainty remains a major factor contributing to forecast errors for tropical cyclones and mesoscale convective systems. Data assimilation strategies based … Continue reading

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Paper on the formation of Hurricane Helene in 2006 released online in Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics

  The full text can be found at http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00703-016-0452-2.

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Lisa Bucci and AOML Director Bob Atlas share in Banner I. Miller Award

  Nolan, D. S., R. Atlas, K. T. Bhatia, and L. R. Bucci, 2013:  Development and validation of a hurricane nature run using the Joint OSSE nature run and the WRF model.  Journ. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 5, 382-405. has … Continue reading

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HRD researchers attend NOAA Aicraft Operations Center’s Stakeholders Workshop, MacDill AFB, Tampa, FL, 9-10 March 2016

Drs. Joe Cione, Frank Marks and Robert Rogers attended the first NOAA Aircraft Operations Centers (AOC) Stakeholders Workshop held at AOC, MacDill AFB. Dr. Rogers provided an overview of the NOAA Intensity Forecast Experiment (IFEX) as part of the stakeholders … Continue reading

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