Sim Aberson serves on a panel at the First NOAA Florida Diversity & Inclusion Workshop

First NOAA Florida Diversity & Inclusion Workshop Held Virtually The first ever NOAA Florida Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Workshop was held virtually on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. Despite not being able to have personal interaction, we had a successful event with a variety of topics presented by outstanding speakers and panelists with decades of combined … Continue reading Sim Aberson serves on a panel at the First NOAA Florida Diversity & Inclusion Workshop

HRD Monthly Science Meeting of June 2020

June's science meeting consisted of six presentations: Jason Sippel: "Some thoughts about recent G-IV impact results" Sarah Ditchek: "Quantifying the Radial Impact of Dropsondes Using the Basin-Scale HWRF" Dave Nolan: "Evaluation of the Surface Wind Field Over Land in WRF Simulations of Hurricane Wilma (2005)" Lakemariam Worku: "Forecasting a Continuum Environmental Threats - Tropical Cyclone … Continue reading HRD Monthly Science Meeting of June 2020

Heather Holbach participates in webinar about the Gulf of Mexico loop current and its impact on hurricanes

Dr. Heather Holbach participated as a panelist for the “GRP: Facing an Active 2020 Hurricane Season: Impacts of the Loop Current” virtual webinar hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) Gulf Research Program (GRP) on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. Dr. Holbach was joined by panelists Drs. Shuyi Chen. Professor of Atmospheric … Continue reading Heather Holbach participates in webinar about the Gulf of Mexico loop current and its impact on hurricanes

HRD Monthly Science Meeting of May 2020

May's science meeting consisted of six presentations: Michael Fischer: An examination of local shear, vortex tilt, and tropical cyclone intensity change using airborne radar observations Erica Bower: Towards an Automated Approach to Analyzing Extreme Precipitation and Tropical Cyclones Hua Leighton: Ice Particle Size Distributions from Composites of Microphysics Observations Collected in Tropical Cyclones Laura Ko: … Continue reading HRD Monthly Science Meeting of May 2020

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

HRD Monthly Science Meeting of March 2020

March’s science meeting consisted of four presentations: Lakemariam Worku: Diurnal Cycle of Rainfall and Convection over the Maritime Continent (the MC) Using TMPA and ISCCP Kathryn Sellwood: Calculating Shear from Dropsondes Michael Fischer: Tropical Cyclone Radar Archive of Dual-Doppler Analyses with Recentering (TC-RADAR) John Kaplan: Preliminary analysis of the impact of wind structure and eye predictors … Continue reading HRD Monthly Science Meeting of March 2020