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
- Diamondra (Southern Indian Ocean)
The eighth tropical cyclone of the Southern Indian Ocean season has formed far from land, and TRMM saw some heavy rain east of the storm's center.
- Niko (Southern Pacific Ocean)
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite flew over Tropical Cyclone Niko and provided forecasters with an infrared view of how wind shear is pushing the storm apart.
- Chedza (Southern Indian Ocean)
The Operational Land Imager on Landsat 8 captured this image of flooding along the Tsiribihina River in Madagascar on January 20, 2015.
- Mekkhala (Northwestern Pacific Ocean)
After Tropical Storm Mekkhala drenched the eastern Philippines, the GPM satellite data created a rainfall map showing almost two feet of rainfall in an isolated area.
- Bansi (Southern Indian Ocean)
Aqua captured a picture of sediment stirred up from the storm around the Cargados Carajos Shoals.
- Jangmi (South China Sea)
Jangmi encountered strong southeasterly vertical wind shear in the Sulu Sea and NPP captured a visible picture of the storm on Dec. 31.
- Kate (Southern Indian Ocean)
Aqua passed over Kate on Dec. 31 and took an image of the storm that showed how wind shear had ripped it apart.
- Bakung (Southern Indian Ocean)
Bakung continues to linger and NOAA-NASA's Suomi NPP is one satellite keeping an eye on the storm for possible re-development.
- Hagupit (Northwestern Pacific Ocean)
On Dec. 12, NASA's Terra satellite saw the storm's center spinning down off the coast of southern Vietnam.
- Sinlaku (Northwest Pacific)
Tropical Storm Sinlaku made landfall in east-central Vietnam bringing some moderate to heavy rainfall with it.
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