HRD Monthly Science Meeting of March 2017

March’s science meeting consisted of 2 presentations: Lisa Bucci: P3DWL Observation Verification Jonathan Poterjoy: Getting the Most Out of Your Models and Observations: A Short Introduction to My Work All the presentations are available on the anonymous ftp site at: ftp://ftp.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/pub/blog/meetings/2017/Science/HRD_SciMeet_20170309.zip

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HRD & AOML researchers at 97th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA – 23-27 January 2017

Abstracts and recordings of  the 25 presentations and 6 posters AOML & HRD researchers presented (or were co-authors) at the 97th AMS Annual Meeting are available online from the AMS website: Presentations: Bachir Annane,  B. D. McNoldy, S. M. Leidner, R. N. Hoffman, R. Atlas, and S. J. Majumdar, Impact of Simulated CYGNSS Ocean Surface Winds […]

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HRD & AOML researchers at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA – 12-16 December 2016

AOML & HRD researchers presented 4 presentations and 2 posters at the 2016 AGU Fall Meeting. Presentations: Robert Atlas, Application of Observing System Simulation Experiments to determining requirements for space-based missions Hua Chen, S. Gopalakrishnan, and J. A. Zhang, The Role of Shallow Convection and Deep convection in the Intensity Changes of Hurricanes Evan A. […]

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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 […]

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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, and Matthew.  From early June to the start of October, HRD personnel either flew on-board […]

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HRD observation team monthly meeting – 17 November 2016

The purpose of the observation team meetings is to bring together the people who use observations in their research on a regular basis to discuss issues they’re having, provide updates on observations they’re analyzing or collecting, and any other information that may be of interest to the broader group.  These meetings are also an excellent […]

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HRD Debrief for missions into Tropical Storm Colin, Hurricane Earl, and Tropical Storm Javier – 18 August 2016

HRD researchers discussed the results from the 5 P-3, and 2 G-IV missions into Tropical Storm Colin (5-6 June 2016), Hurricane Earl (2-3 August 2016), and Tropical Storm Javier (8-9 August 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/Colin-Earl-Javier_debrief.pptx

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The P3 aircraft flies again in the East Pacific into Tropical Storm Javier

The P3 hurricane hunter aircraft will fly again into Tropical Storm Javier. They will take off at 1:00AM central time from Harlingen, TX for an eight hour mission. The science objective of this flight is to collect data with the Doppler Wind Lidar instrument. The Lidar can collect wind speed data in areas of thin or […]

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NOAA’s P3 Hurricane Hunter aircraft will fly into Tropical Storm Javier today

The NOAA43 aircraft is ready to fly in the East Pacific into Tropical Storm Javier. They will take off at 1:00PM central time from Harlingen, TX for an eight hour mission. The science objective of this flight is to collect data with the the Doppler Wind Lidar instrument as well as the launch unmanned aircraft called Coyote. Below […]

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Hurricane Field Program Update – Monday, Aug. 8, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Monday, 8 Aug 2016 NOAA43: Is scheduled to fly a Doppler Wind Lidar/Coyote research mission. The goals of this mission is to gather data with the Doppler Wind Lidar instrument and to launch the Unmanned aircraft – the Coyote to collect data in Tropical Storm Javier. Take off is scheduled for 1800 UTC (1PM […]

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