Session 8D NOAA Sensing Hazards with Operational Unmanned Technology (SHOUT)

Wednesday, 18 April 2018: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Heritage Ballroom (Sawgrass Marriott)
Host: 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology
Jason P. Dunion, Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies/Univ. of Miami and NOAA/AOML/HRD, Hurricane Research Division, Miami, FL
Gary A. Wick, NOAA-OAR, Earth Systems Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO

8:00 AM
SHOUT: A Project Overview, Operations Summary, and Introduction to Its Forecast Impact for Hurricanes and Tropical Cyclones
Gary A. Wick, NOAA-OAR, Earth Systems Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO; and J. P. Dunion, R. E. Hood, P. G. Black, P. M. Kenul, J. J. Coffey, and M. L. Black
8:15 AM
The High-Altitude MMIC Sounding Radiometer (HAMSR) on the Global Hawk for TC Reconnaissance: Observations during the SHOUT Campaign
Shannon T. Brown, JPL, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and B. Lambrigtsen, M. Schreier, B. H. Lim, I. Ramos, and A. Tanner
8:30 AM
Highlights of Global Hawk HIWRAP Radar Measurements During NOAA SHOUT Hurricane Flights
Gerald M. Heymsfield, NASA, Greenbelt, MD; and S. R. Guimond, M. McLinden, and L. Li
8:45 AM
Impact of Global Hawk Dropsondes on Tropical Cyclone Analyses and Forecasts
Hui Christophersen, NOAA/AOML and Univ. of Miami/Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies, Miami, FL; and A. Aksoy, J. P. Dunion, and S. Aberson
9:15 AM
The Impact of Global Hawk Dropsondes on NCEP Hurricane Forecasts
Jason A. Sippel, AOML, Miami, FL; and K. L. Howard and V. Tallapragada
9:30 AM
Emerging Airborne Technologies for improved TC Track and Intensity Forecasting: A vision for the next Decade based on Preliminary Observations from SHOUT and EPOCH Programs
Peter G Black, NOAA, Salinas, CA; and A. E. Emory, G. Wick, J. Dunion, J. A. Sippel, V. Tallapragada, A. Mehra, L. Magnusson, and M. L. Dahoui
9:45 AM
It Takes Two: NASA and NOAA's Shared Path of Hurricane Science Flights with the Global Hawk. Time for the Research To Operations (R2O) Transition?
Amber E. Emory, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and G. Wick, J. P. Dunion, M. McLinden, M. Schreier, P. G. Black, R. E. Hood, J. A. Sippel, and V. Tallapragada
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