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

 

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Mesoscale Processes News

Hurricane Breaking News

  • 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.
  • 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.

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