10th Anniversary of AMMA

Starting in July of 2006, the African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis (AMMA) project ran a major field campaign, gathering weather and ocean data from western Africa and nearby waters.  The main purpose was to document the inter-seasonal and inter-annual variability of the African Monsoon, where hot, dry air from the Sahara and warm, moist air for […]

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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 […]

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HRD seminar – Nelsie Ramos, Howard University/NHC – 16 November 2011

Nelsie Ramos gave a seminar on “Structure and Evolution of Developing and Non-developing African Easterly Waves during NAMMA”. Her presentation is available on the anonymous ftp site at: ftp://ftp.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/pub/marks/seminars/Ramos_HRD_Seminar_20111116.pdf

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Hurricane related anniversaries observed in 2011

2011 Hurricane anniversaries 5th Anniversary (2006) African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analyses (AMMA) experiment examines the wind regimes over western Africa and their role in generating disturbances over the Atlantic. The NASA African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analyses (NAMMA) experiment similarly seeks to investigate these disturbances off the African coast using aircraft and the CALIPSO satellite. Richard Anthes, Robert […]

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HRD Monthly Science Meeting of October 2010

The presentation from October’s Science meeting are available as a compressed archive on the anonymous ftp site at: ftp://ftp.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/pub/blog/meetings/2010/science/HRD_Scimeet_20101014.zip

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