Lisa Bucci named NOAA Team Member of the Month

Lisa Bucci was honored this month for her courageous work last year during Hurricane Irma. Hurricane Irma was an extremely powerful and catastrophic hurricane -- the most intense storm to strike the U.S. coastline since Hurricane Katrina in 2005. On the morning of September 7, 2017, the NOAA National Hurricane Center (NHC) issued hurricane watches …

Coyote awarded the 2018 Aviation Week Laureate Award winner for Defense, Dual Use

Aviation Week & Space Technology announced that the COYOTE UAV has been selected as a winner of the 61st Annual Laureate Awards, honoring extraordinary achievements in the global aerospace arena. The winners will be honored on 1 March, 2018, at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC, and a Grand Laureate will be announced. The …

Howie Friedman wins first-ever Order of Sherman’s Lagoon award for exemplary service

HRD Deputy Director Howie Friedman has  been awarded the first-ever Order of Sherman's Lagoon Award in honor of his exemplary service to NOAA's mission.  The award recognizes Howie’s long-term efforts to promote equal employment opportunity, diversity, and educational and outreach activities at AOML.  Howie was also recognized for his 55 years of dedicated federal service. The award …

HRD employees recognized at AOML Awards ceremony

At a recent awards ceremony, HRD Director Frank Marks and AOML Deputy Director Molly Beringer presented recognitions to several employees whose service went above-and-beyond during the past year. Bachir Annane was recognized for comprehensive and timely analyses using the OSSE framework to evaluate the impact of the CYGNSS scatterometer data set on tropical cyclone forecasts. Jun …

‘Doc’ McFadden nominated for a Sammie

James 'Doc' McFadden, Programs and Projects director for NOAA's Aircraft Operations Center (AOC), has been nominated for the People's Choice Award of the Partnership for Public Service organization.  The Partnership for Public Service is a "nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that believes good government starts with good people."  It offers annual Samuel J. Heyman Service to America …

Lisa Bucci and AOML Director Bob Atlas share in Banner I. Miller Award

  Nolan, D. S., R. Atlas, K. T. Bhatia, and L. R. Bucci, 2013:  Development and validation of a hurricane nature run using the Joint OSSE nature run and the WRF model.  Journ. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 5, 382-405. has been awarded the prestigious 2016 Banner I. Miller Award from the American meteorological Society.  The …

Howie Friedman wins the 2016 NOAA Research EEO/Diversity Award for Exemplary Service

  Howie Friedman, HRD's Deputy Director, was awarded the 2016 NOAA Research EEO/Diversity Award for Exemplary Service for his consistent efforts promoting EEO, Diversity, Education and Outreach activities at the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, as well as his interaction with the NOAA Office of Education (Hollings, Education Partnership Program and GradSci programs), and activities …