2017 Hurricane Awareness Tour

On Friday, May 12th, the 2017 Hurricane Awareness Tour wrapped up its week-long swing along the East Coast at the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Miami.  The Opa Locka airport facility hosted NOAA42 “Kermit” as well as two U.S. Air Force Reserve’s C-130s, from the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunters.”  Tours of the aircraft […]

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Greater Miami AMS Chapter & HRD seminar – Neal Dorst, Robert Rogers, and Chris Landsea (NHC), 18 May 2016

The Greater Miami Chapter of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) and HRD hosted a meeting to celebrate Hurricane Preparedness Week with several presentations including: Mr. Neal Dorst (AOML/HRD) – “60 Year History of the Hurricane Research”; Dr. Rob Rogers (AOML/HRD) – “NOAA’s HRD Advancing Tropical Cyclone Research and Prediction using Aircraft Observations”; and Dr. Chris Landsea (NHC) – […]

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HRD researchers attend National Hurricane Conference, Orlando, FL, 21-22 March 2016

Neal Dorst and Dr. Robert Rogers gave presentations at a special Hurricane History session on “60 year history of the Hurricane Research Division Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory” and “NOAA’s Hurricane Research Division: Advancing Tropical Cyclone Research and Prediction Using Aircraft Observations”, respectively at the 2016 National Hurricane Conference held at the Orlando Hilton. Their […]

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HRD employees honored at awards ceremony

A number of HRD employees were honored at an awards ceremony at AOML earlier in December.  Among the honorees: Jun Zhang earned a CIMAS Gold Medal for efforts to improve the surface layer and vertical-diffusion parameterization within the HWRF model to better match the observed surface flux and diffusion.  These factors were essential for HWRF to […]

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