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

  • Ana (Central Pacific)
    NASA's TRMM satellite saw that Tropical Storm Ana was still generating moderate rainfall is it pulled away from Hawaii. T
  • TD9 (Atlantic Ocean)
    NOAA's GOES-East satellite has been keeping an eye on the remnants of Tropical Depression 9.
  • 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.
  • Simon (Eastern Pacific)
    GOES has captured Simon's landfall in Mexico and movement into the U.S. Southwest.
  • Phanfone (Northwestern Pacific Ocean)
    Typhoon Phanfone packed heavy rainfall as it brushed over Japan and NASA's TRMM satellite identified where the rain fell.
  • Rachel (Eastern Pacific)
    Rachel is spinning down west of Mexico's Baja California, and another tropical low pressure area developing dwarfs the tropical storm.

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