On June 2, 2000, President Bill Clinton declared June “Gay and Lesbian Pride Month.” The month was chosen to remember the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan, NY. Patrons of a gay bar, Stonewall Inn, fought back against a police raid, sparking three days of riots. It is considered to be the start of the gay liberation … Continue reading Sim Aberson highlighted in NOAA Research’s Profiles in Diversity
For Hurricane Preparedness Week, learn about hurricanes in this new video from Dr. Holbach who explains storm surge. “Don’t underestimate the power of water.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KPk888PD4qo
This week is Hurricane Preparation Week. Learn about hurricanes in this new video from Dr. Holbach who explains the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bv4TS7flmAQ.
HRD scientists recently attended the 100th American Meteorological Society Meeting in Boston. There, they presented 33 oral presentations and 10 posters. Left to right: Mu-Chich Ko, Andrew Kren, Joe Cione, Karina Apodaca, Michael Mueller, Sarah Ditchek, Steve Diaz, Jonathan Zawislak, Andy Hazelton, Lisa Bucci, Frank Marks, Shirley Murillo, Xuejin Zhang, John Cortinas, Eric Uhlhorn, and … Continue reading HRD at the American Meteorological Society Centennial Meeting
Why is the past important? Palm Springs Middle School teacher, Heather Magill shared stories with her students about growing up in Miami during Hurricane Andrew. After the recent Palm Beach County scare and devastating aftermath in the Bahamas from Hurricane Dorian, her students had lots of questions. That’s when Magill reached out to Scientist in Every Florida School. Scientist … Continue reading Andrew Kren goes to Palm Springs Middle School for the Scientist in Every Florida School program
We continue to be very busy with Hurricane Dorian as it approaches the Bahamas and the southeast U.S. coastline. Yesterday, the G-IV conducted a mission with its first all-female three-pilot crew. Congratulations to Capt. Kristie Twining, Cmdr. Rebecca Waddington, and Lt. Lindsey Norman on this milestone. NOAA aircraft will not operate out of Lakeland when … Continue reading Hurricane Field Program Update — Saturday, August 31, 2019, 7pm EDT
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