Category Archives: Data Assimilation

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

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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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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HRD Debrief for missions into Hurricane Matthew – 20 October 2016

HRD researchers discussed the results from the 9 P-3, 9 G-IV, and 3 Global Hawk missions into Hurricane Matthew (30 September to 8 October 2016). The agenda for the discussion was: Slides from the debrief are available at: ftp://ftp.aoml.noaa.gov/pub/hrd/blog/meetings/2016/HFP/MatthewDebrief_10202016.pptx

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Hurricane Field Program Update – Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Saturday, 8 Oct. 2016 G-IV: No flights scheduled. NOAA43: Flew a Tail Doppler Radar mission into Matthew. They took off around 0600 UTC (2:00AM) from MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. Three HRD scientists were on this flight. NOAA43: Is scheduled fly a Tail … Continue reading

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NOAA’s hurricane hunter aircraft hunts again for Hurricane Matthew

The NOAA43 hurricane hunter aircraft continues to track Matthew. The P2 will conduct two flights today. The first flight takes off at 2AM Eastern (0600 UTC) from MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. Later this afternoon NOAA43 will take off at 3PM Eastern (1900 UTC). … Continue reading

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Frank Marks talks to the Japan Times about Hurricane Matthew

Read the article at http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/10/07/world/data-improve-hurricane-forecasts-uncertainties-remain/#.V_fbaDKZMi4.

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Hurricane Field Program Update – Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Friday, 7 Oct. 2016 G-IV:  Flew a synoptic surveillance mission around Matthew. Take off was at 0530 UTC (1:30AM Eastern) from MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. No HRD scientists were on this flight. NOAA43: Was scheduled for a Tail Doppler Radar … Continue reading

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The G-IV is up in air on its way to collect data around Matthew

NOAA’s G-IV jet took off at 1:30AM (0530 UTC) from MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, FL. It will fly an eight hour mission gathering data in the environment that surrounds Hurricane Matthew. The data collected from this and all other … Continue reading

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NOAA43’s target is to fly into Hurricane Matthew

NOAA’s hurricane hunter aircraft will fly twice today. The first NOAA43 flight of the day was scheduled to take off at 2AM Eastern (0600 UTC) from MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. This flight was cancelled. This afternoon the P3 will take off … Continue reading

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