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HRD Seminar: Dr. Tim Schneider, ESRL/GSD – 11 April 2014

Dr. Schneider presented a seminar on “NOAA High Impact Weather Prediction Project (HIWPP): An Overview”.  A recording of the presentation is available on the anonymous ftp site: 16 more words

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HRD Monthly Science Meeting of April 2014

March’s Science meeting had 3 presentations:

  1. Sim Aberson – “Vortex-scale targeting”
  2. Tim Schneider (ESRL/GSD) – “NOAA High Impact Weather Prediction Project (HIWPP)”
  3. Tomislava Vukicevic – “Accounting for Microphysics Uncertainty in Ensemble Prediction and/or Data Assimilation”
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15th Anniversary of Cyclone Gwenda reaching maximum intensity

Severe Tropical Cyclone Gwenda near peak intensity (NOAA)

    On April 6, 1999, Severe Tropical Cyclone Gwenda reached record intensity (up to that time) for an Australian tropical cyclone.   100 more words

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HRD researchers and colleagues win 2014 AMS Banner I. Miller Award

At the 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology a paper coauthored by Pennsylvania State University researchers Fuqing Zhang and Yonghui Weng together with HRD researchers John F. 64 more words

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HRD Seminar: Dr. Krishna Kishore Osuri, Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar – 13 March 2014

Dr. Osuri presented a seminar on “Extreme Weather Events over India: Mesoscale assimilation and prediction”. A copy of the presentation is available on the anonymous ftp site:  15 more words

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NHRP founder Bob Simpson honored on his 101st birthday

Dr. Robert Simpson, founder of the National Hurricane Research Project (what eventually became HRD), as well as former director of the National Hurricane Center and co-developer of the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale, was feted at an Explorers Club Washington Group luncheon at the Cosmos Club in Washington, DC, on March 8, to celebrate his 101st birthday.   26 more words

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