HRD Monthly Science Meeting of July 2017

July’s science meeting consisted of 6 presentations: Steve Guimond (NASA) - "Reviving the Imaging Wind and Rain Airborne Profiler (IWRAP) for Hurricane Research: A Case Study of Hurricane Rita (2005)" Mu-Chieh (Laura) Ko - "Preliminary Review – HWRF-B 2016 Retrospective Dataset" Robert Rogers - "The Challenge of Intensity Forecasting in Moderate Shear" Emily Paltz (Hollings …

HRD seminar – Annette Foerster, University of Hawai’i, Manoa – 8 September 2015

Annette presented a seminar “Radar-Derived Buoyancy and its Role in Hurricane Intensity Change". ABSTRACT: Ordinary tropical convection is generally forced by positive buoyancy, but rotational forces and a strengthening warm core play a progressively important role in organizing convection as a TC intensifies. Axisymmetric conceptual and numeric models of the eyewall are characterized by moist neutral …