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.
Evaluating Light Rain Drop Size Estimates from Multi-Wavelength Micropulse Lidar Network Profiling
Predicting GPM Signals
Continuous United States and Puerto Rico: Current 1-Day Observed Precipitation - click here for full size
Mesoscale Processes News
Hurricane Breaking News
- 06B (was 92B Northern Indian Ocean)
NASA's Aqua satellite provided visible and infrared satellite imagery to forecasters helping confirm the birth of the sixth tropical cyclone of the Northern Indian Ocean cyclone season.
- 90L (Atlantic Ocean)
NASA's infrared instrument called AIRS that flies aboard the Aqua satellite gave scientists another look at the clouds and convection happening in a non-tropical low pressure area that's struggling to organize into a sub-tropical or tropical cyclone.
- 33W (Northwestern Pacific Ocean)
NASA's TRMM satellite noticed that rainfall became scarce in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean's thirty-third tropical depression in its second day of life.
- Alessia (Southern Indian Ocean)
The remnants of Tropical Cyclone Alessia just won't give up.
- Lehar (Northern Indian Ocean)
NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image of Tropical Cyclone Lehar after it weakened to a depression and neared the coast of India on Nov. 29.
- Melissa (North Atlantic Ocean)
The National Hurricane Center issued their final advisory on Extra-Tropical Storm Melissa as it spins toward to Azores Islands and weakens.
- Helen (was 04B Northern Indian Ocean)
NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Cyclone Helen as it was making landfall in eastern India on November 22.
- Haiyan (Northwestern Pacific Ocean)
The Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer instrument on NASA?s Terra satellite acquired these images on November 15, 2013 (top) and April 3, 2004 (lower)?the last mostly cloud-free ASTER view of the city.
- 30W (Northwestern Pacific Ocean)
The remnants of what was once Tropical Storm Thirty (30W) over the Philippines have made there way into the Bay of Bengal after dropping heavy rainfall over Indochina.
- 03A (North Indian Ocean)
Tropical Cyclone 03A made landfall in Somalia and moved inland where it is dissipating over eastern Ethiopia today, Nov. 12.
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