NOAA P3 Hurricane Hunter Air Crew receives 2020 Department of Commerce Gold Medal for search and rescue during Hurricane Lorenzo

The crews of the NOAA P3 hurricane hunter was awarded a Department of Commerce Gold Medal for courage, dedication, and heroism during the search and rescue efforts for the marine vessel Bourbon Rhode and crew on 27 and 28 September 2019. All female science crew aboard NOAA43, pictured before the research flight was diverted to provide Bourbon Rhode SAR … Continue reading NOAA P3 Hurricane Hunter Air Crew receives 2020 Department of Commerce Gold Medal for search and rescue during Hurricane Lorenzo

Rob Rogers appointed Editor of the Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres

Dr. Robert Rogers has been appointed Editor of the Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres beginning in December 2020. The journal, from the American Geophysical Union (AGU), publishes original research articles on properties of the atmosphere and processes in the atmosphere, including the interaction of the atmosphere with other parts of the Earth system and … Continue reading Rob Rogers appointed Editor of the Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres

Sarah Ditchek receives The University at Albany’s Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award

Dr. Ditchek received the award for her dissertation "On the Frequency, Structure, and Characteristics of Tropical Cyclone Diurnal Pulses." Three papers published as a result of this research can be found at https://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/full/10.1175/MWR-D-18-0368.1, https://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/full/10.1175/MWR-D-19-0129.1, and https://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/full/10.1175/MWR-D-20-0022.1. Congratulations Sarah!

Rob Rogers commended for work with the NOAA Budget Formulation and Execution Team

During his participation with Leadership Competencies Development Program, Rob Rogers was working with NOAA’s Budget Formulation and Execution Team, which received commendation from NOAA leadership. Ben Friedman, Department of Commerce Deputy Undersecretary for Operations states that the team has gone above and beyond to minimize and mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 to NOAA’s budget. Despite … Continue reading Rob Rogers commended for work with the NOAA Budget Formulation and Execution Team

Jun Zhang and Rob Rogers honored with Banner I. Miller Award

The American Meteorological Society has announced that Dr. Jun Zhang, Dr. David S. Nolan, Dr. Robert F. Rogers, and Dr. Vijay S. Tallapragada have won the 2020 Banner I.  Miller Award for their paper, “Evaluating the impact of improvements in the boundary layer parameterization on hurricane intensity and structure forecasts in HWRF,” which significantly advanced … Continue reading Jun Zhang and Rob Rogers honored with Banner I. Miller Award

Gopal and Rob Rogers selected for the NOAA LCDP Program

Drs. Sundararaman Gopalakrishnan (Gopal - left) and Robert Rogers (right) have both been selected for NOAA's Leadership Competencies Development Program (LDCP).  The LCDP is an 18 - month program providing participants a series of cross-line, multidisciplinary training and learning experiences to broaden their understanding of NOAA’s strategic vision, mission, and goals, as well as business processes. The … Continue reading Gopal and Rob Rogers selected for the NOAA LCDP Program

Frank Marks honored with the OAR Dr. Daniel L. Albritton Outstanding Science Communicator Award

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Oceanic and Atmospheric Research Dr. Daniel L. Albritton Outstanding Science Communicator Award recognizes outstanding achievement in communicating the meaning and value of NOAA-related science and research to non-scientific audiences. The award is named in honor of Dr. Daniel L. Albritton, a retired OAR scientist, who proved to be one of … Continue reading Frank Marks honored with the OAR Dr. Daniel L. Albritton Outstanding Science Communicator Award

John Gamache wins NOAA Administrator’s Award

John Gamache is part of a group that has won the NOAA Administrator's Award for outstanding effort in the design, fabrication, and validation of the next-generation airborne dual-Doppler weather radar system.  Others in the group are Conrad L. Ziegler (Meteorologist, National Severe Storms Laboratory), William J. Greene (Electronics Engineer, Aircraft Operations Center/ Data and Development Section), … Continue reading John Gamache wins NOAA Administrator’s Award