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New Seal Holder: David Heckard

Congratulations to David Heckard on earning his TV Weathercaster Seal of Approval! Follow David on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. See all the other members who have earned a TV, Radio, or Digital Seal here, and more information on becoming a Seal Holder here. Want to join the National Weather Association? Receive our monthly newsletter, webinars, job postings and…
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New Seal Holder: Jorge Torres

Congratulations to Jorge Torres on earning his TV Weathercaster Seal of Approval! Follow Jorge on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. See all the other members who have earned a TV, Radio, or Digital Seal here, and more information on becoming a Seal Holder here. Want to join the National Weather Association? Receive our monthly newsletter, webinars, job postings and…
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JOM: Identifying Plume Mode via WSR-88D Observations of Wildland Fire Convective Plumes and Proposed Tactical Decision Support Applications

To date, the use of Doppler radar (WSR-88D) in wildland fire operations has been limited, with tactical applications focused on analyzing ambient atmospheric features. This paper presents geographically diverse analysis of radar-observed wildland fire convective plumes to determine indicators of plume mode for tactical decision support. Through the visualization of buoyancy via thermal bubbles and…
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