AOML and HRD researchers at 30th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL – 16-20 April 2012

There were over 600 abstracts submitted to the conference of which 593 were presented (427 oral in 65 sessions and 166 posters in 3 poster sessions). Of the 593 presentations roughly 85% were related to tropical cyclones. 16 HRD scientists (of which 5 were CIMAS) and 2 PhOD scientists participated in the conference as authors …

HRD researchers at 92nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA – 23-26 January 2012

Recordings of 6 of the 10 presentations HRD researchers presented (or were co-authors) at the 92nd AMS Annual Meeting are available online from the AMS website: Advancing Tropical Cyclone Forecasts Using Aircraft Observations: A Historical Perspective  - Frank Marks Hurricane Measurements and Modeling for Wind Turbine Siting and Design - Mark Powell Wind Vs. Surge: Hurricane Ike (poster) …

HRD scientists receive NASA Group Achievement Award

A number of HRD scientists were involved with NASA's Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes (GRIP) airborne Earth science field campaign in 2010. The GRIP Team was selected to receive the 2011 NASA Group Achievement Award, one of the most prestigious award a group can receive by making outstanding contributions to the NASA mission. This represented …

HRD and AOML researchers at the 65th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, Miami, FL – 28 February – 3 March 2011

Copies of the 23 presentations HRD researchers presented (or were co-authors) at the 65th IHC are available online from the Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology's website: Comparisons of the 2008 and 2010 Snapshots of Tropical Cyclone R & D - F. Marks & R. Ferek The 2010 GOES-R Proving Ground at the National …

HRD researchers at 91st American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA – 23-28 January 2011

Recordings of 13 of the 14 presentations HRD researchers presented (or were co-authors) at the 91st AMS Annual Meeting are available online from the AMS website: NOAA/AOML/HRD's Hurricane Ensemble Data Assimilation System (HEDAS): A comparative analysis of a Hurricane Paloma (2008) case using simulated vs. real vortex-scale aircraft observations - Altug Aksoy NOAA/AOML/HRD's Hurricane Ensemble …

Multi-agency Mission Science Summary – September 8, 2010

Mission synopsis: Wednesday 8 Sept 2010. NOAA/IFEX: Wednesday, 8 September 2010 (today) - No mission planned for P3s or G-IV Thursday, 9 September 2010 - NOAA 42 scheduled to conduct a scientific Gulf Ocean Survey Mission; T/O 1400 UTC; 8 hour mission Otherwise NOAA is in watch mode right now NASA/GRIP: No missions are scheduled …

Tri-agency Forecast Discussion – September 5, 2010

Forecast Discussion for September 5, 2010 Large-scale features The tropics have quieted considerably from the day before, with now only one tropical cyclone globally, and that in the West Pacific. The main features of interest in the Atlantic are a broad area of low pressure in the Bay of Campeche (labeled '2') and the remnants …

Tri-agency Forecast Discussion – September 4, 2010

Forecast Discussion for September 4, 2010 Large-scale features The tropics have quieted considerably from the day before. Tropical Storm Earl has made landfall in Nova Scotia and Fiona has dissipated. The main features of interest are now Tropical Depression Eleven-E approaching the Bay of Campeche (labeled '2'), the remnants of Gaston (labeled '1'), and PGI39L …

Multi-agency Mission Science Summary – September 4, 2010

Mission synopsis: 04 Sept 2010 NOAA/IFEX: The P-3s have completed all missions into what is now TS Earl.  The final P-3 mission was September 3, 20UTC take-off of N43RF.  This P-3 is currently ferrying back to Tampa MacDill AFB.  N42RF is at MacDill now.  The G-IV is tasked by NHC for a synoptic surveillance mission …

Tri-agency Forecast Discussion – September 3, 2010

Forecast Discussion for September 3, 2010 Large-scale features The primary features of interest in the Atlantic basin are Hurricane Earl, Tropical Storm Fiona, the remnants of Tropical Depression Gaston (labeled with a '1', and newly named AL99 (labeled with a '2'), as seen in Fig. 1. These features are also evident as areas of high …