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Dr. Sim D. Aberson
Meteorologist
Hurricane Research Division
phone: 305-361-4334
fax: 305-361-4402
Sim.Aberson@noaa.gov

NOAA's Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory
4301 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, FL 33149

Professional Interests

hurricanes, track, dropwindsondes, observing system experiments

 

Current Research Projects

Manuscripts in Review

  1. Aberson, S. D., A. Aksoy, K. Sellwood, T. Vukicevic, and X. Zhang, 2013: Assimilation of high-resolution tropical cyclone observations with an ensemble Kalman Filter using HEDAS: Evaluation of 2008-2011 HWRF forecasts. Mon. Wea. Rev., accepted with revisions.

Recently Published Peer-Reviewed Papers

  1. Aberson, S.D., J.A. Zhang, and K. Nunez-Ocasio. An extreme event in the eyewall of Hurricane Felix on 2 September 2007. Monthly Weather Review, 145(6):2083-2092, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-16-0364.1 2017
  2. Aberson, S.D., K.J. Sellwood, and P.A. Leighton. Calculating dropwindsonde location and time from TEMP-DROP messages for accurate assimilation and analysis. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 34(8):1673-1678, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-17-0023.1 2017
  3. Rogers, R.F., S. Aberson, M.M. Bell, D.J. Cecil, J.D. Doyle, T.B. Kimberlain, J. Morgerman, L.K. Shay, and C. Velden. Re-writing the tropical record books: The extraordinary intensification of Hurricane Patricia (2015). Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0039.1 2017

    Awards and Honors

    2012NASA Group Achievement AwardNASA
    2007National Academy of Science Kavli Frontier FellowNational Academy of Science
    2005GLBT Scientist of the Year AwardNational Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals
    2003Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and EngineersWhite House
    2003 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Research Employee of the YearNOAA
    1999Outstanding Scientific Paper AwardNOAA/Environmental Research Laboratories
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