Research

First OU Next Generation Radar Deployed in Dallas-Fort Worth Area

First OU Next Generation Radar Deployed in Dallas-Fort Worth Area
A University of Oklahoma next generation radar was deployed in Addison, Texas, today as part of a new cutting-edge system designed to save lives and property by providing near-surface, fine-scale, rapidly updated information on severe weather.

Renee McPherson CO-PI on 5-year EPSCoR grant from the NSF!

Renee McPherson CO-PI on 5-year EPSCoR grant from the NSF!
OU-OSU have been awarded a $20 million, 5-year EPSCoR grant from the National Science Foundation. Our very own Renee McPherson is a co-PI on this grant and played a leading role in developing and writing the grant proposal.

NSSL Launches iPhone and Android Apps to Collect Precipitation Reports from the Public

The NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL), in partnership with the University of Oklahoma and has launched an app where users can anonymously report precipitation from their iPhone or Android through the “mobile Precipitation Identification Near the Ground “mPING” app

NSSL Scientists Travel to Europe for Flash Flood Study

NSSL Scientists Travel to Europe for Flash Flood Study
Over the next three months, NSSL researcher will operate the NOAA-XPol mobile radar in southeast France as part of the HyMeX experiment, the largest weather field research project in European history.

Dr. Xuguang Wang and scientists develop new data assimilation system

Dr. Xuguang Wang and scientists develop new data assimilation system
Dr. Xuguang Wang, and NOAA NCEP and ESRL scientists develop the new hybrid ensemble-variational data assimilation system based on NCEP operational data assimilation system.