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2005-2007 JHT Projects

Project Title Principal Investigator(s) TPC/NHC Point of Contact Goals Costs Years 2005 Mid-year Reports IHC 2006 Pres. First Year Report 2006 Mid-year Reports IHC 2007 Pres Final Report Status
Hurricane model Transition to Operations at GFDL/NOAA Bender (GFDL) Pasch, Rhome X y1: $97,000
y2: $94,400
2
Accept
Hurricane model Transition to Operations at NCEP/EMC
Tuleya (SAIC Inc.) Pasch X y1: $199,963
y2: $192,491
2
Accept
Drag Coefficient and Wind Speed Dependence in TCs Powell (HRD) Franklin, H. Tolman (EMC) X y1: $64,700
y2: $67,300
2
Accept
Dynamic Initialization to Improve TC Intensity and Structure Forecasts Liou (NRL) Q. Liu (EMC) X y1: $91,000
y2: $86,000
2
Defer
Operational SFMR-NAWIPS Airborne Processing and Data Distribution Products
Carswell (RSS Inc.), Black (HRD), Chang (NESDIS) Beven, Mainelli, Sisko, Lauer X y1: $125,785
y2: $95,469
2
Accept SFMR; Not Accept GMF
Mapping of Topographic Effects on Maximum Sustained Surface Wind Speeds in Landfalling Hurricanes Miller (U of W. Ontario) Beven, Cangialosi X y1: $20,832
y2: $18,174
2
Accept
Assimilating Moisture Information from GPS Dropwindsondes into the NOAA Global Forecast System Aberson (HRD), Dunion (HRD) Franklin, Blake X y1: $54,000
y2: $63,500
2
Accept
WSR-88D-derived Diagnosis of Tropical Cyclone Intensity Changes Near Landfall
Lee (EOL/NCAR), Harasti (NRL) Stewart, McAdie, Brown X y1: $97,605
y2: $101,809
2
Accept
Improved Statistical Intensity Forecast Models
Knaff (CIRA), DeMaria (CIRA), Kaplan (HRD) Avila, Sisko, Blake X y1: $77,803
y2: $79,500
2
Accept
Enhancement of SHIPS Using Passive Microwave Imager Data
Cecil (U of Alabama) Stewart, Sisko X y1: $82,993
y2: $74,722
2
Not Accept
Eastern Pacific Ocean Heat Content Estimates for SHIPS Forecasts
Shay (U of Miami) Avila, Mainelli X y1: $79,024
y2: $76,363
2
Accept
Continued Development of Tropical Cyclone Wind Probability Products
Knaff (CIRA), DeMaria (CIRA) Knabb, Mainelli X y1: $26,501
y2: $22,650
2
Accept
Estimating Tropical Cyclone Wind Radii Utilizing an Empirical Inland Wind Decay Model Kaplan (HRD) Stewart, Brown, Sisko X y1: $44,000
y2: $60,800
2
Accept
Prediction of Consensus TC Track Forecast Error and Correctors to Improve Consensus TC Track Forecasts Goerss (NRL) Beven, Franklin, Blake, Sisko X y1: $35,000
y2: $33,500
2
Accept
Development and Implementation of NHC/JHT Products in ATCF Sampson (NRL) Knabb, Sisko X y1: $66,000
y2: $60,000
2
Accept

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