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HRD & AOML researchers at 97th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA – 23-27 January 2017

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, … Continue reading

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HRD Seminar – Dr. Sim Aberson, AOML/HRD – 5 December 2016

Dr. Aberson presented a seminar titled  “Dropsondes in Hurricanes (1949 to the present)” Abstract: The history of the use of dropsondes in hurricanes will be presented with special emphasis on the achievements since the development and implementation of the NCAR GPS … Continue reading

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HRD Debrief for missions into Hurricane Matthew – 20 October 2016

HRD researchers discussed the results from the 9 P-3, 9 G-IV, and 3 Global Hawk missions into Hurricane Matthew (30 September to 8 October 2016). The agenda for the discussion was: Slides from the debrief are available at: ftp://ftp.aoml.noaa.gov/pub/hrd/blog/meetings/2016/HFP/MatthewDebrief_10202016.pptx

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Hurricane Field Program Update – Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Saturday, 8 Oct. 2016 G-IV: No flights scheduled. NOAA43: Flew a Tail Doppler Radar mission into Matthew. They took off around 0600 UTC (2:00AM) from MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. Three HRD scientists were on this flight. NOAA43: Is scheduled fly a Tail … Continue reading

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The G-IV is up in air on its way to collect data around Matthew

NOAA’s G-IV jet took off at 1:30AM (0530 UTC) from MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, FL. It will fly an eight hour mission gathering data in the environment that surrounds Hurricane Matthew. The data collected from this and all other … Continue reading

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The G-IV jet will fly around Matthew

NOAA’s G-IV jet is up and ready to fly around Hurricane Matthew. The jet will take off at 1:30 PM Eastern (1730 UTC) from MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, FL. Below is the proposed flight track today’s flight. The … Continue reading

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NOAA’s P3 hurricane hunter aircraft will fly around Matthew

The P3 will fly a synoptic surveillance mission around Matthew. These types of flights are usually performed by the G-IV. The jet is down for maintenance therefore the P3 will fly around Matthew. It will sample the atmospheric environment ahead of … Continue reading

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Hurricane Field Program Update – Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Wednesday, 5 Oct. 2016 G-IV: Flew a synoptic surveillance mission around Matthew with a take off time of 0530 UTC (1:30AM Eastern) to and from MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. One HRD scientist was on this flight. NOAA43: Flew a Tail Doppler Radar mission into … Continue reading

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NOAA’s G-IV jet prepares for flights around Matthew

NOAA’s G-IV jet will fly twice today around Hurricane Matthew. The first flight is scheduled to take off at 1:30AM (0530 UTC) the second flight will take off twelve hours later at 1:30 PM (1730 UTC). These flights are based out of MacDill Air … Continue reading

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The G-IV jet flies again today around Hurricane Matthew

The G-IV is ready for a flight today around Hurricane Matthew. A new flight crew is ready for take off today at 1:30 PM (1730 UTC) from MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. This is the sixth flight for the G-IV jet. Below is the … Continue reading

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