Mesoscale Atmospheric Processes: Mission
Our mission is to conduct research to understand the physics and dynamics of atmospheric processes through the use of satellite, aircraft and surface-based remote sensing observations and computer-based simulations.
Upgraded Global Air-sea Turbulent Fluxes from GSSTF datasets and Their Climate Applications
Simulations and Visualizations of Hurricane Sandy
Continuous United States and Puerto Rico: Current 1-Day Observed Precipitation - click here for full size
Mesoscale Processes News
Hurricane Breaking News
- Bakung (Southern Indian Ocean)
Bakung continues to linger and NOAA-NASA's Suomi NPP is one satellite keeping an eye on the storm for possible re-development.
- Hagupit (Northwestern Pacific Ocean)
On Dec. 12, NASA's Terra satellite saw the storm's center spinning down off the coast of southern Vietnam.
- Sinlaku (Northwest Pacific)
Tropical Storm Sinlaku made landfall in east-central Vietnam bringing some moderate to heavy rainfall with it.
- Tropical Cyclone 02S (Southern Indian Ocean)
NASA Sees New Tropical Storm Threatening Mauritius and Reunion Islands
- Adjali (Southern Indian Ocean)
Moderate rainfall was occurring around the center of Tropical Storm Adjali before it dissipated.
- Nuri (Western Pacific Ocean)
In early November 2014, a superstorm charged across the Bering Sea with record-low pressure, bringing high winds and waves to the region.
- 05B (Northern Indian Ocean)
05B degenerated into a remnant low pressure area on Nov. 8 and lingered near the east-central coast of India for two days before dissipating on Nov. 10.
- Vance (was 21E - Eastern Pacific)
TRMM and GPM revealed areas of heavy rain within the storm before it weakened to a depression and made landfall on Nov. 5.
- Nilofar (Arabian Sea)
Wind shear has caused the demise of former Tropical Cyclone Nilofar in the northern Arabian Sea
- Hanna (was TD9 - Atlantic Ocean)
Terra passed over Tropical Storm Hanna on Oct. 27 when it made landfall near the northern Nicaragua and southern Honduras border.
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