HRD scientists participate in the 101st American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting is the world’s largest yearly gathering for the weather, water, and climate community. It brings together great minds from a diverse set of scientific disciplines – helping attendees make career-long professional contact and life-long friends while learning from the very top people in the atmospheric sciences. The 101st AMS Annual Meeting took place virtually … Continue reading HRD scientists participate in the 101st American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

Lidia Cucurull participates in WMO’s 7th Workshop on the Impact of Various Observing Systems on NWP

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) held its 7th Workshop on the Impact of Various Observing Systems on NWP. The purpose of the workshop was to guide the design and evolution of components of the WMO Integrated Global Observing System for Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP). This extends from the short-range (1-2 days) to climate forecasts. The … Continue reading Lidia Cucurull participates in WMO’s 7th Workshop on the Impact of Various Observing Systems on NWP

HRD Scientists participate in 2020 Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project Annual Meeting

The 2020 HFIP Annual Meeting was held virtually from 17-19 November. The primary objective of the meeting was to discuss the key HFIP strategies as documented in the HFIP Strategic plan, including development of the next-generation Hurricane Analysis and Forecast System (HAFS) within NOAA's Unified Forecast System. The current state of operational hurricane modeling capabilities … Continue reading HRD Scientists participate in 2020 Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project Annual Meeting

Rob Rogers participates in the 2020 HIWeather Workshop

HIWeather is a World Meteorological Organisation research project, developing warning capabilities for weather-related hazards, to increase resilience worldwide. HIWeather participants form an international network of scientists, in a wide variety of disciplines, all concerned with aspects of the production and communication of weather-related warnings.  The workshop is aimed at anyone interested in improving weather-related warnings, … Continue reading Rob Rogers participates in the 2020 HIWeather Workshop

Lidia Cucurull participates as invited speaker at the 5th International Conference on GPS Radio Occultation

Lidia Cucurull was invited to speak at the 5th International Conference on GPS Radio Occultation, held virtually, but hosted from Hsinchu, Taiwan. Her presentation, An overview of 17 years of Radio Occultation development and assessment at NOAA, an overview of the Radio Occultation (RO) assimilation strategies at NOAA during the last 17 years, including past, present … Continue reading Lidia Cucurull participates as invited speaker at the 5th International Conference on GPS Radio Occultation

Lidia Cucurull participates in the NOAA Technology Maturation Program Annual Review

Lidia Cucurull briefed the NOAA Technology Maturation Program annual review on three projects that she leads. The objective of the program is to identify areas where small investments could accelerate the use of emerging technologies in operations, such as in improving weather forecasts. The ultimate goal is to increase the options available to NOAA mission … Continue reading Lidia Cucurull participates in the NOAA Technology Maturation Program Annual Review

AOML hosts National Hurricane Center employees for daily map discussions

Every weekday AOML scientists and collaborators get together for 30 minutes to discuss the tropical forecast and potential opportunities to conduct research.  This week employees from the National Hurricane Center (NHC) led the forecast discussion.   The decreased activity in the Atlantic basin was the primary topic of this week's map discussions.  NHC forecaster Dave Zelinsky … Continue reading AOML hosts National Hurricane Center employees for daily map discussions

HRD Monthly Science Meeting of September 2020

September's science meeting consisted of three presentations:  Andy Hazelton - "HAFSV0.1B (HAFS-globalnest) performance for Hurricane Laura: Verification and Evaluation of TC structure"Evan Forde - “Identification of Atlantic Basin Tropical Cyclones in Proximity to Significant Dry Air Events in Total Precipitable Water Imagery (1987-2015)”Sim Aberson - "In Search of the Elusive Eyewall Me/iso-scale ?" The three presentations are … Continue reading HRD Monthly Science Meeting of September 2020

Learn about the Hurricane Field Program with Kelly Ryan

During the typical Atlantic hurricane season from June 1 to November 30, NOAA aircraft collect crucial observations to improve the understanding and prediction of these massive cyclonic storms. Scientists at NOAA’s Hurricane Research Division in Miami Florida, fly into the heart of powerful storms to try and answer hypotheses prevalent in hurricane research, and support … Continue reading Learn about the Hurricane Field Program with Kelly Ryan