Multi-agency Mission Science Summary – September 10, 2010

Mission Synopsis for Sept. 10, 2010 The system of interest for the next 3 days (possibly more) is PGI44/AL92 NOAA/IFEX: No flights planned Saturday. The NOAA G-IV will takeoff Sunday 9/12 at 1730 UTC from Tampa, fly AL92 and recover in St. Croix. NOAA has a tentative plan to fly one P-3 (N42)  from Tampa … Continue reading Multi-agency Mission Science Summary – September 10, 2010

HRD Seminar – George Halliwell (NOAA/AOML), 8 September 2010

The recording of George's seminar on “Ocean Modeling and Observing System Evaluation for the DWH Oil Spill and Hurricane Forecasting: AKA, “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly”” is available online at: ftp://ftp.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/pub/blog/seminars/2010/Halliwell_AOML_seminar_20100908.mp4

Summary of NOAA IFEX flights into Hurricane Earl

Included here is a brief summary of the NOAA IFEX flights into Hurricane Earl, including some quick-look analyses of the vortex structure and evolution during rapid intensification and as the storm was a major hurricane experiencing increasing southwesterly shear. Sci_meet_9-9-10

Multi-agency Mission Science Summary – September 8, 2010

Mission synopsis: Wednesday 8 Sept 2010. NOAA/IFEX: Wednesday, 8 September 2010 (today) - No mission planned for P3s or G-IV Thursday, 9 September 2010 - NOAA 42 scheduled to conduct a scientific Gulf Ocean Survey Mission; T/O 1400 UTC; 8 hour mission Otherwise NOAA is in watch mode right now NASA/GRIP: No missions are scheduled … Continue reading Multi-agency Mission Science Summary – September 8, 2010

Multi-agency Mission Science Summary – September 7, 2010

Mission synopsis: 07 Sept 2010. NOAA/IFEX: There are currently no operational or research taskings for the NOAA P-3s or the NOAA G-IV for Tuesday, 7 September or Wednesday, 8 September 2010. NOAA 42 scheduled to conduct a scientific Ocean Survey Mission on Thursday (T/O 1400 UTC, 6-8 hour mission). NASA/GRIP: (1) DC8: Tuesday, 7 September … Continue reading Multi-agency Mission Science Summary – September 7, 2010

HRD and CIMAS researchers conduct innovative research studies into Hurricane Earl

Over the past week, as Hurricane Earl threatened the east coast of the United States, hurricane scientists from NOAA Research's Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML) Hurricane Research Division and colleagues from the University of Miami's Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) participated in a total of 18 hurricane hunter research flights, including … Continue reading HRD and CIMAS researchers conduct innovative research studies into Hurricane Earl