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Project Title Principal Investigator(s) NHC Point of Contact Goals Costs Years 2012
Mid-year Report
IHC 2012 Pres. First-year Report IHC 2013 Pres. 2013
Mid-year Report
2013
Final Report
Status
The assimilation of non-NOAA and non-AF GPS dropwindsonde data into NOAA numerical models Sim Aberson (NOAA/AOML) Brennan, Franklin, Landsea, Tallapragada (EMC) X y1: $52,665

1

X X X - - - Accept
Improvements in Statistical Tropical Cyclone Forecast Models Renate Brummer (CSU/CIRA), John Knaff (NOAA/NESDIS), Mark DeMaria (NOAA/NESDIS) Avila, Berg, Landsea, Blake X y1: $45,000
y2:$45,000

2

X X X X X X Accept
Development of a Real-Time Automated Tropical Cyclone Surface Wind Analysis Renate Brummer (CSU/CIRA), Mark DeMaria (NOAA/NESDIS), John Knaff (NOAA/NESDIS) Hogsett, Schauer, Berg, Brennan, Landsea X y1: $35,000
y2: $35,000

2

X X X X X X Defer
Development of a Probabilistic Tropical Cyclone Genesis Prediction Scheme Jason Dunion (Univ. of Miami/CIMAS, AOML), John Kaplan (NOAA/AOML), Andrea Schumacher (CSU/CIRA) and Joshua Cossuth (FSU/COAPS) Cangialosi, Hogsett, Brown, Berg, Landsea X y1: $89,007
y2: $100,387

2

X X X X X X Accept
Improving the operational TC models at NOAA/NCEP and Navy/FNMOC Isaac Ginis (Univ. of Rhode Island), and Morris Bender (NOAA/GFDL) Roberts, Hogsett, Brennan, Pasch, Landsea, Tallapragada (EMC) X y1: $135,000
y2: $169,559

2

X X X X X X X Accept
Enhancement of SHIPS-RI index using satellite 37 GHz microwave ring pattern Haiyan Jiang (Florida Intl Univ.) Stewart, Kimberlain, Mundell, Landsea X y1: $69,517
y2: $70,210

2

X X X X X - Defer
Improvement to the SHIPS Rapid Intensification Index John Kaplan (NOAA/AOML), Charles Sampson (DOD/Naval Research Lab.), Chris Rozoff (Univ. of Wisconsin/CIMSS), Jim Kossin, (NOAA/NCDC) and Chris Velden (Univ. of Wisconsin/CIMSS) Stewart, Blake, Landsea X y1: $98,776
y2: $100,915

2

X X X X X X Accept
Updating the secondary eyewall formation probabilistic model, completing new climatologies of intensity and structure changes associated with eyewall replacement cycles, and construction of new forecast guidance tools based on the new climatologies Jim Kossin (NOAA/NCDC) Blake, Kimberlain, Landsea X y1: $58,074 y2: $56,781

2

X X X X X X Accept
Introducing diagnostic variables towards extending the SHIPS algorithm for hurricane intensity forecasts T.N. Krishnamurti, (Florida State Univ.) Avila, Beven, Landsea X y1: $85,588 y2: $85,286

2

X X X X X - Not Accept
Improved automation and performance of VORTRAC intensity guidance Wen-Chau Lee (NCAR/EOL), Paul Harasti (DOD/Naval Research Lab.) and Michael Bell (Naval Postgraduate School) Hogsett, Stewart, Landsea X y1: $109,996
y2: $118,887

2

X X X X X X Not Accept
Improved SFMR surface wind measurements in intense rain conditions Eric Uhlhorn (NOAA/AOML) Brown, Christensen, Blake, Landsea X y1: $76,072
y2: $80,417

2

X X X X X X Accept
Validation of HWRF forecasts with satellite observations and potential use in vortex initialization Tomislava Vukicevic (NOAA/AOML) and Tom Greenwald (Univ. of Wisconsin/CIMSS) Cangialosi, Pasch, Landsea, Tallapragada (EMC) X y1: $89,470
y2: $92,239

2

X X X X X X Not Accept