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
- 21E (Eastern Pacific)
GOES-West captured an image of the birth of the Eastern Pacific's 21st tropical depression, located far south of Acapulco, Mexico.
- Nilofar (Arabian Sea)
Tropical Cyclone Nilofar was closing in on the border between Pakistan and northwestern India on Oct. 30.
- Hanna (was TD9 - Atlantic Ocean)
Terra passed over Tropical Storm Hanna on Oct. 27 when it made landfall near the northern Nicaragua and southern Honduras border.
- Ana (Central Pacific)
NOAA's GOES-West captured an image of Ana's remnant clouds raining on British Columbia, Canada Oct. 28.
- 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.
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