This classic video from PBS NOVA describes the science and research of tornadic storms, as well as how they contribute to the scientific community's understanding of tornadogenesis.
This recent article from the Greeley Tribune discusses the recent Educational Project "FR-DOW", which took place at the University of Northern Colorado during the month of November.
This 20 November 2014 article from mashable.com discusses the OWLeS project as well as the recent lake-effect snow event affecting Western New York.
This 20 November 2014 blog entry from StarTribune.com discusses the OWLeS project as well as the recent lake-effect show event affecting Buffalo, NY.
This 26 October article from centraldaily.com discusses the recent educational project at Penn State University, PSUMET.
This 10 October 2014 article from WeAreCentralPA.com discusses the recent educational project PSUMET.
This 21 August 2014 article from the Daily Camera discusses the recent involvement of CSWR, CU Boulder, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Texas Tech University, the University of Tübingen in an investigation of a gust front passage in the Pawnee National Grasslands on 14 August 2014.
This October 2013 image from the Star Advertiser photo gallery highlights the current HERO project. The HERO project involves students from the University of Hawaii utilizing the Doppler on Wheels mobile Doppler radar as well as several educational outreach events involving students of all ages.
This 16 October 2013 Live Bravely Outside article discusses the events of the 31 May 2013 El Reno tornadic storm.
This 27 September 2013 article from WIU's The Western Courier describes the recent WIUDOW educational project, which afforded undergraduate and graduate students at WIU to utilize a Doppler on Wheels mobile radar as part of their atmospheric science studies.
This 19 September 2013 article from the McDonough Voice features student reactions to the recent WIUDOW educational project in Macomb, IL.
This 18 September 2013 WREX (NBC affiliate) news article discusses the recent WIUDOW educational project.
This 17 September 2013 article from Tri States Public Radio discusses the recent WIUDOW educational project.
This 17 September 2013 online article from the University Public Relations department at Western Illinois University discusses the recent WIUDOW educational project.
This 17 September 2013 YouTube video contains an interview with Nathaniel Pfeiffer, who discusses the recent WIUDOW educational project in Macomb, IL.
This 17 September 2013 article from connecttristates.com describes the recent WIUDOW educational project.
This 11 September 2013 press release from Western Illinois University discusses the recent WIUDOW educational outreach project.
This 2013 entry from The Denver Post provides a comprehensive overview of the events of the 31 May 2013 El Reno tornado as well as three stormchasing researchers (Tim Samaras, Paul Samaras and Carl Young) who died in pursuit of the storm. Additionally, Chapter 6 of this article provides a link to a recent paper by Josh Wurman, Karen Kosiba and Paul Robinson detailing storm structure as observed through mobile Doppler radar data.
SUNY Stony Brook 26 June 2013 press release discussing the Doppler Radar for Education and Mesoscale Studies (DREAMS) project, a three-week NSF-funded project utilizing DOW 6, a tornado POD, and undergraduate and graduate students from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
The New Yorker's 24 May 2013 article discusses tornado research as well as the recent 20 May 2013 Oklahoma tornado.
The Wichita Eagle's 23 May 2013 article detailing a tornado intercepted by the CSWR DOW crew near Wichita, KS.
A Great Bend Tribune 23 May 2013 article discussing the tornado intercepted near Rozel, KS by the CSWR DOW crew, which measured EF4-intensity tornado winds with the mobile radars.
Josh Wurman discusses tornado safety and research in this 22 May 2013 CNN interview.
In this National Public Radio 21 May 2013 Morning Edition News interview with Josh Wurman, he discusses the processes involved with researching severe weather.
Washington Post's 12 April 2013 article discusses the 2009 Goshen County, WY tornado as observed by the DOW and the TIV as well as the observations of the 2012 Russell, KS tornado as intercepted by multiple DOWs.
Washington Post's 10 April 2013 article discusses how data obtained during the VORTEX2 field project has been used to further scientists' understanding of atmospheric conditions leading to tornadogenesis.
The Joplin Globe's 7 March 2013 article details recent the visit to Joplin, MO by a team of atmosheric scientists Karen Kosiba and Donald Burgess, and filmmaker Sean Casey.
Examiner.com's "Denver Extreme Weather" correspondent Chris Hill's 31 August 2012 article highlights the Harper, KS tornado of 19 May 2012. A discussion of the ROTATE 2012 season is included in the article, as well. (If you do not have a PDF viewer, the article is also available here.)
Examiner.com's "Denver Extreme Weather" correspondent Chris Hill's 28 June 2012 article discusses the tornadic events of 25 May 2012. Included in the article is a description of the ROTATE program as well as the tornadic intercept by the ROTATE fleet.
The Saratoga Sun's (2 November 2011) article detailing the specifics of the upcoming Silver Iodide Seeding Cloud Impact Investigation ("ASCII") project. Located in mountainous southeastern Wyoming, this project will involve DOW monitoring of cloud seeding operations.
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The first of a series of stories in the Saratoga Sun about the Wyoming Weather Modification Project.
NCAR presents Careers in Science, an opportunity to learn of worldwide research currently being conducted, meet the atmospheric scientists who conduct research experiments, and get a hands-on look at some of the instruments regularly used in the field. (This outreach activity took place at Western Wyoming Community college on 8 November 2011.)
The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center announces the (19 March 2011) appearance of Joshua Wurman and DOW 6 during the Balboa Park Science Family Day. Science Center Hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (PDT), with special activities to take place from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Free gallery admission for all, IMAX films are $8.50 per person ($7.50 for members), all ages.
In an upcoming (24 March 2011) event, Dr. Karen Kosiba presents some of the tornado data which was obtained during the VORTEX2 field project. The $20 admission fee ($16 for members) includes the new IMAX film "Tornado Alley" and lecture.
National Science Foundation (11 January 2011) press release describing the latest project utilizing the DOW network, the Lake-Effect Project taking place in Upstate New York
A fly-low.com (August 2010) article about the 2010 Rocky Mountain Regional Fly-In, at which the list of guest speakers included Joshua Wurman
TheCurrentEvents.com's (31 May 2010) Vol. 9, Issue 17 features a discussion of the second leg of the VORTEX2 field campaign.
National Science Foundation (27 April 2010) article describes the second installment of the VORTEX-2 field campaign
A New Scientist (27 February 2010) article, "Storm Chaser," goes inside and behind-the-scenes of the 5 June 2009 intercept of a tornado by the VORTEX2 scientists.
A (1 June 2009) article, "Unraveling twisters' turns," from The Denver Post focuses on the collective project to study tornadogenesis, VORTEX2. (You will need a PSD viewer software to view these items.) Page 2
National Science Foundation (5 May 2009) press release regarding the VORTEX-2 project and a discussion of the V2 Field Blog
In the (May 2009) issue of Discover, Leora Frankel continues to offer readers a behind-the-scenes look at the scientific missions to study tornadoes, including VORTEX2, in her article, "Funnel Vision." (You will need a PSD viewer software to view these items.)
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This (April 2009) issue of Ithacation, the Cornell Chapter of the American Meteorological Society's newsletter, discusses the 34th Annual Northeastern Storm Conference in Springfield, MA, at which Joshua Wurman was the keynote speaker
The Washington Post's (20 April 2009) article, "Tornado-Chasing Project Aims to Improve Forecasts" describes the upcming VORTEX2 field project.
A Washington Post article from (20 April 2009), describing the VORTEX-2 project.
A Discover Magazine (10 April 2009) article discussing the specifics behind VORTEX-2
Scientific American's (7 April 2009) online slide show "Slide Show: 10 Important Atmospheric Science Experiments", including the VORTEX-2 field campaign
Publicity for the (27 February - 1 March 2009) Colloquium 2009: Weather or Not includes mention of a presentation given by Joshua Wurman, as well as gives a brief biography of the researcher. (You will need a PSD viewer software to view these items.)
The Sally Ride Science series presents Totally Amazing Careers in Earth Sciences (2008), featuring a discussion of Joshua Wurman's career in the field of atmospheric science. (You will need a PSD viewer software to view these items.) Table of Contents Pages 22-23
This excerpt from a (October 2008) issue of United's Magazine contains a mention of the "Storm Chasers" television show (Discovery Channel). (You will need a PSD viewer software to view these items.) Advertisement
This New York Times (19 September 2008) article continues to cover the damage left in the wake of Hurricane Ike. (You will need a PSD viewer software to view these article.)
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National Science Foundation (17 September 2008) press release for the Hurricane Ike deployment
An article (5 June 2008) from The Marysville Advocate, "Storm chasers blwo in ahead of storm," features Joshua Wurman and the staff members from CSWR, who were in the area in anticipation of severe weather. (You will need a PSD viewer software to view these article.) Page 1