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

Science Highlight

Simulations and Visualizations of Hurricane Sandy

Science Highlight

CONUS Precipitation

Continuous United States and Puerto Rico: Current 1-Day Observed Precipitation - click here for full size

Mesoscale Processes News

Hurricane Breaking News

  • Nilofar (Arabian Sea)
    Wind shear has caused the demise of former Tropical Cyclone Nilofar in the northern Arabian Sea
  • Nuri (Western Pacific Ocean)
    Tropical Depression Nuri formed on Halloween morning, October 31, and is haunting the waters of the western North Pacific Ocean.
  • Vance (was 21E - Eastern Pacific)
    By Halloween morning, Tropical Storm Vance was haunting the waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
  • 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.
  • Ana (Central Pacific)
    NOAA's GOES-West captured an image of Ana's remnant clouds raining on British Columbia, Canada Oct. 28.
  • Fay (Atlantic Ocean)
    NASA used TRMM and other satellite data to calculate rainfall from Atlantic Hurricane Fay.
  • Gonzalo (Atlantic Ocean)
    NASA used TRMM and other satellite data to calculate rainfall from Atlantic Hurricane Gonzalo.
  • Hudhud (Northern Indian Ocean)
    Cyclone Hudhud brings snowfall to India as the moisture from it moves over the Himalayas.
  • Trudy (Eastern Pacific)
    Tropical Storm Trudy formed on Saturday, Oct. 17 and by Oct.19 the storm made landfall in southern Mexico and weakened to a remnant low pressure area.
  • Vongfong (Western Pacific)
    Aqua passed over Vongfong on Oct. 4 as it was moving away from Hokkaido, Japan, the northernmost of the big islands.

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