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Webinar: Launching Particle Size, Image and Velocity probe (PASIV): Innovation for Severe Storm In-Situ Sensing
Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 12:00
Tuesday November 27, 2018. 12:00 PM. Webinar: Launching Particle Size, Image and Velocity probe (PASIV): Innovation for Severe Storm In-Situ Sensing. Seam Waugh, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research. Sponsored by NOAA. More information.
Speaker: Dr. Sean Waugh, Research Meteorologist, National Severe Storms Laboratory, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research
Abstract: The NSSL Field Observing Facilities and Support group (FOFS) has built a special balloon-borne instrument called a PArticle Size, Image, and Velocity probe or PASIV, which is designed to capture high-definition images of water and ice particles as it is launched into, and rises up through a thunderstorm.
Dr. Sean Waugh will tell us about the innovative design, the creative and design processes the FOFS team used to develop the instrument, and how it is now being used by NSSL to better understand the macro and microphysical properties in thunderstorms.