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
- Dolphin (was 07W/System 93W - NW Pacific Ocean)
Tropical Storm Dolphin transitioned into an extra-tropical storm and Aqua captured an image of the storm on its way toward the Sea of Okhotsk.
- Ana (was TS90L - North Atlantic)
Scientists took the opportunity to observe Ana?s wind dynamics with the International Space Station-Rapid Scatterometer.
- Noul (Northwest Pacific Ocean)
Noul is forecast to curve toward the northeast in the direction of Japan's Okinawa Islands, losing strength as it advances.
- Quang (Southern Indian Ocean)
The rainfall accumulation analysis above was computed from data generated by the Integrated Multi-satellite Retrievals for GPM during the period from April 28 to May 3, 2015.
- Joalane (was 22S - Southern Indian Ocean)
GPM showed the effects of wind shear and waning rainfall rates in Joalane as it was moving in a southeasterly direction through the S. Indian Ocean.
- Solo (SW Pacific Ocean)
Solo was dissipating over the Southwestern Pacific Ocean when NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead on April 13, 2015.
- Ikola (Southern Indian Ocean)
Strong vertical wind shear has taken a toll on Ikola and that was pretty clear in a visible-light image from the Suomi NPP satellite today, April 8.
- Marcia (Southern Pacific)
Powerful Tropical Cyclone Marcia dropped a lot of rain as it made landfall and moved over eastern Queensland, Australia from February 19 to 21.
- Lam (Southern Pacific Ocean)
Tropical Cyclone Lam made landfall in a remote area of the Northern Territory and the TRMM satellite revealed that it brought heavy rain with it.
- Fundi (South Indian Ocean)
The final warning was issued on Tropical cyclone Fundi on Sunday, Feb 8 as NASA-JAXA's GPM satellite captured its waning rainfall.
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