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
Simulations and Visualizations of Hurricane Sandy
Continuous United States and Puerto Rico: Current 1-Day Observed Precipitation - click here for full size
Mesoscale Processes News
Hurricane Breaking News
- Maysak (was 04W - NW Pacific)
Aqua captured an image of Maysak as it strengthened into a super typhoon on March 31, reaching Category 5 hurricane status.
- Nathan (Southern Pacific Ocean)
Suomi NPP captured an image of the remnants of Nathan over the southern Top End of Australia's Northern Territory on March 25.
- Reuben (NW Pacific Ocean)
Reuben formed on Sunday, March 21 in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and by March 23 was already dissipating.
- Pam (Southern Pacific Ocean)
Carbonate sediments lofted by Pam were spotted when the Terra captured this image of the South Pacific Ocean on March 16.
- Bavi (was 03W - NW Pacific Ocean)
Bavi weakened to a depression and NASA's RapidScat instrument measured its waning winds from space.
- 90Q (Southern Atlantic Ocean)
Just one day after it formed, the southern Atlantic Ocean the now former sub-tropical storm 90Q appeared to be fizzling out on NASA satellite imagery.
- Olwyn (Southern Indian Ocean)
Shortly after Olwyn made landfall near Cape Cuvier in Western Australia early on March 13, Terra captured an image of the storm.
- 03W (Northwestern Pacific Ocean)
The third tropical depression of the northwestern Pacific Ocean typhoon season has formed in eastern Micronesia.
- Haliba (Southern Indian Ocean)
Haliba appeared to be the "filling" in a sandwich between the islands of La Reunion and Mauritius in NASA satellite imagery.
- 15S (2015 - Southern Indian Ocean)
15S continued to meander in the Mozambique Channel of the Indian Ocean when NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites passed overhead and captured images of it.
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