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New Data Product Offers a More Complete Picture of Storms

Researchers are excited to announce the release of a new, extensive data product that combines a multitude of data sources to help researchers, forecasters, and weather enthusiasts. The Multi-Year Reanalysis of Remotely Sensed Storms Project, or MYRORSS combines individual radar data with other sources, like weather models and lightning data, for a more complete picture of storms. MYRORSS data is high-resolution, ...
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Researchers Study Lower Atmosphere to Answer Remaining Questions

While scientists have learned a lot about our planet, questions remain about the lowest part of the atmosphere where we live. Researchers at the NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory are looking for answers. Utilizing a series of instruments located in a mobile research unit, researchers are analyzing data gathered by those tools to improve severe weather forecasts.The lowest few 1,000 feet of the atmosphere, known ...
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CIMMS Announces Award Recipients

The University of Oklahoma Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies has announced the recipients of its second annual CIMMS awards. The three awards are for Outstanding Publication, Outstanding Achievement in Research or Research Support by an Individual or Team, and Outstanding Achievement in Outreach, Education, or Service by an Individual or Team. The award for Outstanding Publication went to ...
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National Weather Festival Goes Virtual Oct. 26-31!

Ask research scientists your questions, go behind the scenes with OU Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological research tools, and much more during the virtual National Weather Festival!
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CIMMS Graduate Research Assistantship for Underrepresented Students

CIMMS is pleased to announce our first CIMMS Graduate Research Assistantship for Underrepresented Students! Please see the devoted page for details – you can find it under the “Research” tab in our site navigation bar or can follow the link below.https://cimms.ou.edu/index.php/2020/09/29/underrepresented-graduate-research-assistantship/
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OU SMART Radar Team to Intercept Hurricane Laura

The University of Oklahoma’s Shared Mobile Atmospheric Research and Teaching (SMART) radar team is deploying two mobile weather radars to the northern Gulf Coast to study the landfall of what is expected to become Hurricane Laura. The project is sponsored by the National Institute for Standards and Technology as part of their National Windstorm Research Initiative to develop new building codes for improving ...
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