Michael Fischer wins Journal Editor’s Award from the Royal Meteorological Society

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

HRD scientists participate in the 34th American Meteorological Society Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology

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

AOML Keynotes for November/December 2020: The 2020 hurricane field program, cloud ice in hurricanes, hurricane gliders, and more…

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.

CIMAS celebrates its achievements with awards ceremony

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

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