Tag Archives: Hurricane Irene

HRD Seminar – Dr. Andy Hazelton, Princeton University and NOAA/GFDL – 25 October 2016

Dr. Hazelton presented a seminar on “Evaluation of Tropical Cyclone Structure in High-Resolution FV3 Simulations”. Abstract The FV3 dynamical core with GFS physics has shown skill both in global forecasting and the ability to simulate high-impact weather events.   Here, a regionally … Continue reading

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5th Anniversary of Hurricane Irene

On August 28, 2011, Hurricane Irene made landfall on the Jersey shore.  It brought devastating destruction to New England as it dumped torrential rains throughout the region. Although Irene began as an African easterly wave, it wasn’t until it had … Continue reading

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HRD seminar – Michael Kozar, Risk Management Solutions – 8 December 2015

Michael presented a seminar “Evaluation of Hurricane Wind Field Forecasts from Global Models Within the TIGGE Archive“. Abstract: Short- and mid-range forecasts of select North Atlantic hurricanes over the past few seasons—including Sandy (AL182012), Gonzalo (AL082014), Irene (AL092011), and Isaac … Continue reading

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HRD seminar – Bryce Tyner, North Carolina State University – 15 July 2014

Bryce presented a seminar on “ Sensitivity to the Planetary Boundary Layer Scheme for High-Resolution Simulations of Irene (2011) ”. Abstract Turbulent transport associated with large eddy circulations (LECs) in the hurricane boundary layer (HBL) are not well understood. With … Continue reading

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Paper on rain rate measurements from the Wide Swath Radar Altimeter aboard a NOAA P3 published in the Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology

                    The paper can be accessed at http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JTECH-D-13-00111.1.

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HRD Director speaks at the Florida Governor’s Hurricane Conference

HRD Director Dr. Frank Marks discussed advancements in Hurricane Research at NOAA at a training session on Tropical Meteorology during the Florida Governor’s Hurricane Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, FL on 7 May 2013. His presentation is available at: ftp://ftp.aoml.noaa.gov//hrd/pub/blog/seminars/2013/Marks_FLGHC_20130507.pptx

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HRD Director, Frank Marks presents at the NOAA Hurricane Meeting, 27 November 2012

HRD Director, Dr. Frank Marks presented a talk titled “Final observations from the NOAA Assessment for Hurricane Irene”  at the NOAA Hurricane Meeting. The presentation is available online.

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HRD seminar – Dr. Frank Marks, NOAA/AOML – 31 July 2012

HRD Director and lead for the NOAA Service Assessment for Hurricane Irene Dr. Frank Marks gave a presentation on “NOAA Service Assessment: Hurricane Irene, 21-29 August 2011”. A copy of his presentation is available on the anonymous ftp site at: … Continue reading

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HRD scientists brief Florida International University (FIU) students on HRD and HFIP, AOML – 17 August 2012

As part of the NASA/FIU Hurricane and Remote Sensing Summer Education and Research Internship Program HRD scientists briefed FIU students from Prof. Haiyan Jiang’s class on HFIP (Dr. Frank Marks), IFEX 2012 (Shirley Murillo), and use of observations to improve understanding … Continue reading

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HRD Scientists brief NOAA Aircraft Operations Center personnel on IFEX 2012, MacDill AFB, FL – 15 August 2012

Intensity Forecast Experiment (IFEX) Field Program Director Shirley Murillo and HRD Director Frank Marks briefed the Aircraft Operations Center (AOC) personnel on HFIP progress and IFEX plans for 2012. The presentations are available in a .zip archive on the anonymous … Continue reading

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