Here are a few pictures of our 4 AM ET P3 flight crew during the Tropical Storm Nate mission.
On 21 September 2017, AOML/HRD scientist Rob Rogers attended and presented at the Workshop on Frontiers of Tropical Meteorology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Dr. Rogers was part of a US delegation of scientists who attended and presented their research work to a group of students from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and … Continue reading AOML/HRD scientist, Rob Rogers presents at the Workshop on Frontiers of Tropical Meteorology
On September 22-23, scientists with AOML's Hurricane Research Division collected unique data from six Coyote UAS (unmanned aircraft system) launched from NOAA’s P3 Hurricane Hunter aircraft into Hurricane Maria. The Coyote UAS gathered atmospheric, temperature, pressure, and moisture data in Maria’s eye and eyewall at altitudes as low as 300 feet above the ocean surface. The … Continue reading The unmanned aerial system, Coyote gathers data in Hurricane Maria
Video from NOAA43 mission into Hurricane Matthew this morning showing ~ 28-mi wide eye as it gradually recovers from passage over Cuba, approaches Bahamas. For up-to-date information on Matthew, visit http://hurricanes.gov.
Intensity Forecast Experiment (IFEX) Field Program Director Robert Rogers and HRD Director Frank Marks briefed the Aircraft Operations Center (AOC) personnel on IFEX plans for 2015 and HFIP progress. Dave Jones from StormCenter Communications was also at AOC and presented ideas on how NOAA could use their geospatial collaboration tools during the field program in … Continue reading HRD Scientists brief NOAA Aircraft Operations Center personnel on IFEX 2015, MacDill AFB, FL – 11 August 2015
HRD Director Frank Marks visited Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bhubaneswar School of Earth, Ocean and Climate Science to present an overview of NOAA’s Hurricane Research and to collaborate with Prof. U. C. Mohanty on a network proposal between HRD, IIT/Bhubaneswar, India Meteorological Department (IMD), EMC HWRF team, and Purdue University to develop a "Indo-US … Continue reading HRD Director provides NOAA hurricane research overview at Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar, India – 11 February 2015
The HFIP Workshop on Prediction of Tropical Cyclone Rapid Intensity Change (RIC) and Annual Review Meeting were held at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS), Miami, FL from 18-20 November, 2014. The agenda, presentations, and background information are available at http://www.hfip.org/events/annual_meeting_nov_2014/. The goals of the Workshop on Prediction of Tropical … Continue reading HRD scientists participate in HFIP RI Workshop and Annual Review, University of Miami/RSMAS – 18-20 November 2014
Yesterday, NOAA 42 was flying into Hurricane Edouard while it was a Category 3 hurricane and was orbiting in its eye for an hour while monitoring a UAV they had launched in the storm's center. A number of crew members took the opportunity to photograph the spectacular 'stadium effect' eyewall. We have collected some … Continue reading The eye of Edouard
U.S. Representative Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) visited AOML today. He met a few of our HRD scientists who presented current research highlights and accomplishments such as our flights into Hurricane Cristobal, our work on the HWRF modeling system, and our new hurricane sampling technology - the unmanned aerial system called Coyote.
Intensity Forecast Experiment (IFEX) Field Program Director Paul Reasor and HRD Director Frank Marks briefed the Aircraft Operations Center (AOC) personnel on IFEX plans for 2014 and HFIP progress. The presentations are available in a .zip archive on the anonymous ftp site at: ftp://ftp.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/pub/blog/seminars/2014/AOC_IFEX_brief_20140710.zip