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Paper on easterly waves in the Eastern Pacific that can form into tropical cyclones published in The Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences

“Easterly waves” are areas of low air pressure in the tropics that move westward and may become tropical cyclones. The most well-known type of easterly wave is the “African easterly wave,” which moves from West Africa north of the equator … Continue reading

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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 scientists participate in HFIP Annual Review, NHC, Miami, FL – 11-12 January 2017

The HFIP program is coordinated through 3 strategic planning teams (Model Development, Data Assimilation/Ensemble, and Post Processing and Verification Development) and 3 tiger teams (High Resolution Physics, Ensemble Product, and Ocean Model Impact). The HFIP strategic planning teams develop our … Continue reading

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Paper on the formation of Hurricane Helene in 2006 published in Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics

  The full text can be found at http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00703-016-0452-2.

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2016 Hurricane Season ends

Today marks the last day of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, and it was a busy one for us.  AOML’s Hurricane Research Division (HRD) participated in 57 missions into six different tropical cyclones: Colin, Earl, Javier (East Pacific), Hermine, Karl, … Continue reading

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HRD Monthly Science Meeting of November 2016

November’s science meeting consisted of 7 presentations: Shun-Nan Wu (RSMAS), “The signal of future TC intensification in the CloudSat measurements” Jon Zawislak (FIU/CIMAS/HRD), “The Relationship Between Precipitation and Environmental Forcing during Tropical Cyclone Formation” Leon Nguyen (HRD), “Thermodynamic and kinematic … Continue reading

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HRD Debrief for missions into Hurricane Hermine – 15 September 2016

HRD researchers discussed the results from the 11 P-3 missions into AL99, TD9, and eventually Hurricane Hermine (25 August to 2 September 2016). The agenda for the discussion was: Slides from the debrief are available at: ftp://ftp.aoml.noaa.gov/pub/hrd/blog/meetings/2016/HFP/Hermine_debrief.pptx.zip  

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Neal Dorst talks to Live Science about the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season

Check out the article at http://www.livescience.com/56050-peak-hurricane-day-arrives.html.

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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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Hurricane Field Program Update – Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Saturday, 27 Aug. 2016 Global Hawk: Is scheduled to land in NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, VA. around 6PM Eastern after flying over Gaston. This flight is part of NOAA’s Sensing Hazards with Operational Unmanned Technology (SHOUT) field campaign. NOAA43: Was scheduled to … Continue reading

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