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HRD Monthly Science Meeting of February 2017

February’s science meeting consisted of 7 presentations: Bachir Annane: Impact of Simulated CYGNSS Ocean Surface Winds on Tropical Cyclone Analyses and Forecasts in a Regional OSSE Framework Mark Leidner (AER): Creating Vector Winds from Simulated CYGNSS Ocean Surface Wind Speed Retrievals … Continue reading

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Paper on Hurricane Patricia, the most intense hurricane ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere, released online in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

In October 2015, off the west coast of Mexico, Hurricane Patricia became the strongest hurricane ever recorded in the western hemisphere, intensifying faster than any other storm on record. A unique set of observations were collected in Patricia. National Oceanic … Continue reading

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HRD Monthly Science Meeting of December 2016

December’s science meeting consisted of 6 presentations: Paul Reasor (HRD):  “Real-time, storm-scale diagnostics derived from Tail Doppler Radar”, Jun Zhang (HRD):  “Recent improvement in physical parameterization of horizontal turbulent mixing in HWRF “, Rob Rogers (HRD):  “Re-writing the Tropical Record … Continue reading

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Joe Cione and Frank Marks talk to Scientific American about flying through hurricanes and the data they collect

Read about it at https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/hurricane-matthew-monitors-fly-into-the-belly-of-the-beast/.

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From the Eye of the Hurricane to High-Resolution Models – How NOAA Improves Hurricane Forecasts

Read the article at http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/keynotes/keynotes_0716_HurrFieldCampaign.html.

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HRD observation team monthly meeting – 16 June 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 … Continue reading

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NOAA Hurricane Research overview for WMO Region IV Training Workshop, NHC – 29 February 2016

The slides from HRD Director Frank Marks’ presentation to the World Meteorological Organization Regional Association IV Training Workshop held in the National Hurricane Center media room are available on the anonymous ftp site: ftp://ftp.aoml.noaa.gov/pub/hrd/blog/seminars/2016/HRD_Presentation-2016.pptx

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2015 Hurricane Field Program wrap-up

Although the 2015 hurricane season ending on Nov. 30th was by most measures a ‘quiet’ one, NOAA’s annual Hurricane Field Program, led by AOML‘s Hurricane Research Division entailed plenty of activity and produced several milestones.  HRD scientists participated in 30 research, … Continue reading

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HRD Monthly Science Meeting of November 2015

November’s science meeting consisted of 3 presentations: Lisa Bucci – Initial Assessment of the P3 Doppler Wind Lidar Impacts Javier Delgado – Quasi-basin-scale, 3-km HWRF-B Simulations Sim Aberson – An Extremely Extreme Event in Hurricane Patricia All the presentations are … Continue reading

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Rob Rogers talks bout Hurricane Patricia with the Associated Press

The article can be found at http://www.usnews.com/news/science/news/articles/2015/10/23/why-did-hurricane-patricia-become-a-monster-so-quickly.

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