OOMG Represented at GIS Day

Dr. Joe Zambon was invited by the NC State Libraries to give a talk on GIS Week, a week featuring Geographic Information Systems and the different types of data that can be represented.  Dr. Zambon presented on a wide-format, interactive display at the Hunt Library with a basic introduction to ocean and atmospheric modeling while featuring results from OOMG’s CNAPS model for…

Hurricane Irma Siphons Water Away from West Florida Coast

An interesting phenomena has been observed in the wake of Hurricane Irma as it moves along the west Florida coastline.  Several images have been put on social media of water drastically receding away from the coastline, whereas tropical storms usually result in surge as they make landfall. This phenomenon is largely due to 2 factors.  First, the winds ahead of Irma are…

For Irma, the First Ever 7-Day CNAPS Forecast

Over the last few weeks, we have been working to expand the current CNAPS forecast from 3 to 7 days.  With the appearance of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and the peak of the hurricane season on September 10, we were graciously allocated additional computing power from the High Performance Computing (HPC) Center at North Carolina State University to perform some experimental simulations of…