2003 News Articles


The (November 2003) issue of Advanced includes a reprint of the article "Rushing Toward Danger: The Man Who Chases Tornados," which highlights the career of Joshua Wurman, as well as technological advancements in the field of tornado research. This article contains four pages, and you will be able to view them only with PSD viewer software.
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A (20 September 2003) Rocky Mountain News follow-up article, discussing the use of the DOW network to take observations within Hurricane Isabel, which came ashore in North Carolina. You will need a PSD viewer to view this article.
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From the Daily Camera's (19 September 2003) issue, this article expands on the (18 September 2003) article chronicling the intercept of Hurricane Isabel by the DOW mobile radar truck.
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An (18 September 2003) issue of the Daily Camera discusses Josh Wurman's and John Lutz's trip down to North Carolina to intercept Hurricane Isabel with the Doppler on Wheels mobile radar truck.
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USA Today's (18 September 2003) issue's "USA TODAY Weather Focus" features radar images of a Great Plain's tornado and Hurricane Andrew, in light of the fact that Hurricane Isabel was approaching the Mid-Atlantic and hurricanes can sometimes spawn tornadoes. To view this image, you will need a PSD viewer.
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A (6-12 September 2003) article in The Economist discusses some of the techniques and methodologies used in collecting data from forest fires, including the use of the DOWs to map the three-dimensional structure of smoke plumes. You will need a PSD viewer to view this article.
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The (17 August 2003) issue of the Daily Camera features an interview with Josh Wurman. Topics discussed include several of his research interests, as well as the DOWs. The article is viewable only with a PSD viewer software.
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Biography's (April 2003) article, "Rushing Torard Danger: The Man Who Chases Tornados," discusses the life and scientific career of Joshua Wurman, as well as advancements in the field of tornado research. This article contains four pages, and you will be able to view them only with PSD viewer software
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This National Science Foundation's (6 February 2003) National Science Board document gives a brief description of the mobile Doppler on Wheels network. You will need a PSD viewer to view these documents.
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