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 […]
Abstracts and recordings of the 25 presentations and 6 posters AOML & HRD researchers presented (or were co-authors) at the 97th AMS Annual Meeting are available online from the AMS website: Presentations: Bachir Annane, B. D. McNoldy, S. M. Leidner, R. N. Hoffman, R. Atlas, and S. J. Majumdar, Impact of Simulated CYGNSS Ocean Surface Winds […]
Early on the morning of August 29th, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Louisiana delta region and the Mississippi coast. The storm surge brought enormous damage to the Gulf Coast and, when the levees around New Orleans failed, a great number of fatalities. Coming amidst the very busy 2005 hurricane season, Katrina brought death […]
November’s Science meeting had 5 presentations: Robert Rogers: The use of airborne inner core data to aid in short-term intensity prediction Xuejin Zhang: Basin-scale HWRF Verification Jun Zhang: Evaluating the impact of improvements in boundary-layer parameterization on hurricane intensity and structure forecasts in HWRF Zin Lhu (EMC): Idealized 18/6/2 HWRF Physics experiments in preparation for […]
The HFIP Annual Review Meeting was held in College Park, MD, from 19-20 February, 2014. The agenda and background information are available at http://www.hfip.org/events/review_meeting_feb_14/index.php.
Howie Friedman and Russell St. Fleur were recognized for their contributions to the South Florida Federal Executive Board (FEB) and south Florida federal community in September at the FEB’s quarterly meeting. Howie was presented with a plaque for his dedication and service as the FEB’s treasurer during fiscal year 2012. He was also re-elected as […]
HRD held a two-day off-site science retreat at the Miami Beach Coast Guard Base. With assistance from the Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service (Ines DelGado, Commissioner, facilitated the retreat), HRDers discussed ways to strengthen their scientific visibility, work environment cohesiveness, and future science directions. The retreat provided an open forum for the group to explore these […]