Thursday, December 14, 2017
 

NASA Global Hawk arrives in Virginia to begin NOAA-led mission to...

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With the August 22 arrival of the NASA Global Hawk unmanned aircraft on Virginia’s eastern shore, scientists and pilots are now ready to start the NOAA-led mission to improve hurricane forecasts of track and intensity using data collected by the Global Hawk during the season’s hurricanes.

 

 

Recognizing Sandy 2012

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It’s been two years since Sandy struck the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast coasts with powerful winds, rain, and storm surges that caused unprecedented damages in some of the nation’s most populous areas.

Forecasters get new system to manage ‘flood’ of weather data, improve...

NOAA puts into operation Multi-Radar Multi-Sensor system developed at National Severe Storms...

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Weather forecasters rely on an incredibly large amount of information when they make forecasts and issue warnings. A new system, activated by NOAA’s National Weather Service last week, quickly harnesses the tremendous amount of weather data from multiple sources, intelligently integrates the information, and provides a detailed picture of the current weather.

NOAA releases unmanned aircraft inside Hurricane Edouard

Scientists aboard NOAA Hurricane Hunter launch Coyote unmanned planes to collect data near ocean...

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NOAA hurricane hunters entered a new chapter in the use of unmanned aircraft systems today when scientists aboard the aircraft launched unmanned aircraft directly into Hurricane Edouard. The Coyote unmanned aircraft is the first unmanned aircraft deployed directly inside a hurricane from NOAA hurricane hunter aircraft. The goal of the Coyote is to collect temperature, pressure and wind observations below 3,000 feet, where manned aircraft cannot fly safely.
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