Bill Ramstrom is a Senior Software Engineer at the Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS), which partners with the NOAA Atlantic Meteorological and Oceanographic Laboratory (AOML) in Miami, FL. Bill created and coded the first ever moving “nest” for the Unified Forecast System (UFS), a modeling system that supports NOAA’s Weather and Climate … Continue reading Bill Ramstrom named NOAA Team Member of the Month
The National Tropical Weather Conference was held on South Padre Island 6-9 April. Alex Garcia, a television meteorologist with San Antonio's KABB-TV, is one of the founders of the conference. "The idea for the National Tropical Weather Conference came about when the Bahamas Weather Conference ended," Garcia said. "There was no organized effort to educate … Continue reading Jason Sippel and Frank Marks participate in the National Tropical Weather Conference
Jason Dunion is this year’s recipient of the Richard H. Hagemeyer award for being a recognized leader who has made substantial, long-term contributions to the U.S. hurricane program. The award was presented to Jason on 11 March at the 2022 Tropical Cyclone Operations and Research Forum/76th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference in Lakeland, FL. Congratulations, Jason! Jason … Continue reading Jason Dunion receives Richard H. Hagemeyer Award from the U.S. Interagency Council for Advancing Meteorological Services
HRD Director Frank Marks received the Joanne Simpson Tropical Meteorology Research Award from the American Meteorological Society. The award is granted to researchers who make outstanding contributions to advancing the understanding of the physics and dynamics of the tropical atmosphere. Frank was recognized for his outstanding contributions to the understanding and prediction of tropical cyclones … Continue reading Frank Marks and Sim Aberson win awards for excellence and outstanding contributions to NOAA and the community
Ocean Drone Sails into Category-4 Hurricane Sam, Scientists Sample Multiple Storms as Tropics Enter Peak for Hurricane Formation, HRD awards and recognitions, and more! Check it out at https://www.aoml.noaa.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Jul-Sep-2021-AOML-Keynotes-Newsletter.pdf.
Dr Michael Fischer received the Quarterly Journal Reviewer'sawards Certificate in recognition of his important contribution as reviewer for the Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. Michael has taken on a high number of reviews in the area of tropical cyclones, bringing his expertise in observations and modelling to the review process. His reviews have … Continue reading Michael Fischer wins Journal Editor’s Award from the Royal Meteorological Society
34th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology Virtual Meeting The 34th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology was held virtually 10-14 May after being postponed from 2020. This is the premiere meeting for operational and research scientists who work on understanding and forecasting tropical cyclones and other tropical weather around the world. HRD scientist … Continue reading HRD scientists participate in the 34th American Meteorological Society Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology
Another story details the Saildrone, an autonomous vehicle that sails on the ocean surface collecting upper-ocean and near-surface weather data, that will be tested in hurricane conditions. Check out the most recent issue of AOML Keynotes here.
The Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies, a NOAA Center of Excellence responsible for carrying out much of the basic research in NOAA, held an awards ceremony on 11 February to celebrate individual and group accomplishments during the past year and a half. About half of those who work inside the AOML building on … Continue reading CIMAS celebrates its achievements with awards ceremony
AOML held a virtual awards ceremony on 18 December. Here is a list of award winners from HRD. Congratulations to everyone!