Shirley Murillo elected to the American Meteorological Society Council

Shirley Murillo has won election to the Council of the American Meteorological Society as representative from the Government Sector.  The Council is the principal governing body of the Society.  It consists of the elective officers, the last two Past-Presidents, and 15 other voting members of the Society, each elected for a three-year term, with one-third …

Shirley Murillo highlighted in the Connections, the NOAA Research Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity newsletter

Two stories in the current issue of the newsletter are about the great work Shirley has been doing.  In the first, Shirley and others participated in the  recent Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) annual meeting in Salt Lake City, and staffed the NOAA booth at the meeting. A second article …

AOML/HRD scientist, Rob Rogers presents at the Workshop on Frontiers of Tropical Meteorology

On 21 September 2017, AOML/HRD scientist Rob Rogers attended and presented at the Workshop on Frontiers of Tropical Meteorology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Dr. Rogers was part of a US delegation of scientists who attended and presented their research work to a group of students from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and …

HRD begins Tropical Weather Map Discussions

NOAA's Hurricane Research Division is beginning its daily map discussions on Monday, July 17th in support of its 2017 Hurricane Field Program. These discussions are led by scientists that report on the tropical weather and any features that are of interest for flight missions. We invite our remote collaborators to attend our daily discussions weekdays at …

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 …

Reddit Science AMA with NOAA’s Hurricane Hunters – 22 September 2016

NOAA will host a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) about the Science of Hurricane Hunting to Improve Forecasts on September 22, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Hurricane scientist Frank Marks, Sc.D., Director of the Hurricane Research Division at AOML and NOAA Corps Lieutenant Commander Justin Kibbey, a veteran P-3 pilot, will answer questions. For more details …

AOML personnel participate in STEAM day at Marlin’s Park

  On May 24, 2016 AOML personnel joined NOAA National Weather Service-Miami meteorologists in teaching local students about the weather during CBS Channel 4's STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) Day at Marlins Park.  LCDR Justin Kibbey, AOML's Associate Director, talked about piloting NOAA aircraft into hurricanes.  Also on display was the COYOTE, an …

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 …

HRD & AOML researchers at 96th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA – 11-14 January 2016

Abstracts and recordings of  the 19 presentations and 5 posters AOML & HRD researchers presented (or were co-authors) at the 96th AMS Annual Meeting are available online from the AMS website: Presentations: A First Look at the Impact of Coyote UAS Observations from Hurricane Edouard (2014) on Tropical Cyclone Data Assimilation and Prediction – Altug …