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.
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Mesoscale Processes News
Hurricane Breaking News
- Erika (Atlantic Ocean)
Satellite data from NOAA's GOES-East satellite was made into an animation that showed the demise of Erika as it neared eastern Cuba early on August 29.
- Jimena (Eastern Pacific)
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite flew over Hurricane Jimena in the Eastern Pacific and saw the strongest thunderstorms building up quickly, especially in the northern quadrant of the storm.
- Kilo (Central Pacific)
Tropical Storm Kilo looks like a giant comma from space in imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite.
- Ignacio (was 12E - Eastern Pacific)
Ignacio is forecast to move near Hawaii over the weekend of August 29 and 30.
- Loke (was TD4C - Central Pacific)
GPM can measure rainfall from space, and saw heavy rainfall in the Central Pacific's Loke when it was a hurricane.
- Goni (was 16W - Northwest Pacific Ocean)
Aqua flew over Extra-Tropical Cyclone Goni on August 26 and MODIS captured this visible image of the storm in the Sea of Japan.
- Atsani (was 17W - Northwest Pacific Ocean)
The remnants of former Typhoon Atsani were triggering watches and warnings for heavy rain and snow in portions of Alaska on August 26, 2015.
- Danny (was TD4 - Atlantic Ocean)
Danny has become a degenerate, that is, the tropical depression weakened.
- 11E (Eastern Pacific)
Tropical Depression 11E came to an end early today, August 18 when the National Hurricane Center noted that the storm degenerated into a remnant low pressure area.
- Hilda (Eastern Pacific)
Images generated from NOAA's GOES-West satellite were made into an animation that showed the "last Hoorah" of Hilda as it weakened into a low pressure area on August 14, south of the Big Island of Hawaii.
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