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2020 Membership Dues Announcement

Membership Renewal is now open!  Take the Membership Renewal Form to pay your 2020 dues. Also, we are introducing the Early Career professionals rates in 2020. Here's a breakdown of the rates: Early Career 1 Membership Dues: $37.50. *must have graduated in 2019. Early Career 2 Membership Dues: $45.00. *must have graduated in 2018. Early…
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Preparing for Advanced Hurricane Analysis with High-Resolution Satellite Soundings from the NASA TROPICS Mission

Preparing for Advanced Hurricane Analysis with High-Resolution Satellite Soundings from the NASA TROPICS Mission by Erika Duran, PhD, UAH/NASA SPoRT EDITOR'S NOTE: This is an article from our NWA September Newsletter. To receive our latest exclusive articles, join the NWA. In 2017, three destructive hurricanes underwent rapid intensification: Harvey, Irma, and Maria. The following year, Hurricane…
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JOM: A Demonstration of Modern Geostationary and Polar-Orbiting Satellite Products for the Identification and Tracking of Elevated Mixed Layers

The elevated mixed layer (EML) can be an important aspect for severe thunderstorm forecasting. Because its thermodynamic characteristics vary as it moves eastward, tracking the EML is a crucial part of the forecasting process, something that previously has been quite challenging owing to the limited spatial and temporal resolution of observed soundings and numerical weather…
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