Tag Archives: Airborne eXpendable Bathythermograph (AXBT)

HRD researchers contribute to new textbook on recent advances in tropical cyclone research

The new textbook titled “Advanced Numerical Modeling and Data Assimilation Techniques for Tropical Cyclone Predictions”, was co-edited by HRD scientist Dr. Sundararaman Gopalakrishnan. It is based on a series of lectures by scientists from the US, India and Australia, at … Continue reading

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HRD observation team monthly meeting – 16 February 2017

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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Another flight into Karl early this morning

We are still tracking Karl. It’s a stretch to fly from St. Croix but we can still gather data inside Karl. NOAA43 will take of at 2AM Eastern (0600 UTC) for an eight hour mission. Below is the proposed flight … Continue reading

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Up and away, NOAA’s hurricane hunter P3 aircraft is headed to fly into TD9

The NOAA43 hurricane hunter aircraft took off at noon eastern time for an eight hour mission to and from MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, FL. The goal is to collect data in and around the tropical disturbance. They will be launching … Continue reading

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Hurricane Field Program Update – Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Sunday, 28 Aug. 2016 NOAA43: Is scheduled to fly an NHC operationally tasked reconnaissance mission into AL99, the tropical disturbance located in the Florida Straits. This means that the National Hurricane Center requested this flight. Take off is scheduled for 1700 UTC (1PM … Continue reading

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HRD Scientists brief NOAA Aircraft Operations Center personnel on IFEX 2016, MacDill AFB, FL – 7 July 2016

Intensity Forecast Experiment (IFEX) Program Director Robert Rogers, Doppler Wind Lidar (DWL) researcher Lisa Bucci, and HRD Director Frank Marks briefed the Aircraft Operations Center (AOC) personnel on IFEX plans for 2016, this year’s plan for the DWL, and Hurricane … Continue reading

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HRD observation team monthly meeting – 16 June 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 June 2016

June’s science meeting consisted of 4 presentations: Ghassan Alaka:   “Demo of the Basin-Scale HWRF Web Site” Elena Konopleva (ESRL/PSD):   “Simple flight planning tool based on tkmap” George Halliwell (AOML/PhOD):  “OSSE evaluation of pre-storm ocean profile surveys” Leon Nguyen: … Continue reading

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2016 Hurricane Field Program/Intensity Forecast EXperiment (HFP/IFEX) Planning Meeting

On Wednesday, 8 June 2016, Dr. Robert Rogers led a kick off meeting to discuss our flight experiments and modules that will be part of the 2016 hurricane field campaign. To review the proposed experiments go to the presentation at: … 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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