2005 News Articles


In a (September 2005) article from the Rocky Mountain News newspaper, Joshua Wurman discusses the televised meteoorlogical "hype" surrounding Hurricane Katrina. A discussion of hurricane monitoring techniques is also included. (You will need a PSD viewer to read this article's pages.)
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In a (27 July 2005) Online News Hour article, Tom Bearden interviews Joshua Wurman about the rationale for using mobile Doppler radar to study tornadoes, the projects utilizing the newest technology for obtaining tornado data, and the types of information and insight have been obtained so far. You will need a PSD viewer to view this article.
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In this (26 June 2005) article from the Los Angeles Times online, "Funnel vision," one writer describes three "species" of storm chasers, be they out on the Plains for the scientific, spiritual or "sensationalistic" side of nature. You will need a PSD viewer for viewing these files.
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Boulder Daily Camera's (11 June 2005) article describes some of the data obtained during the 2005 "chase" season, including that which came from two tornadoes originating from the same storm. (You will need a PSD viewer to view this article.)
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The (3 June 2005) Live Science news article features the DOWs as they are used to sample tornadoes.
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National Science Foundation (1 June 2005) press release regarding the Rapid-Scan DOW (Pp. 10-11)



In a (1 June 2005) press release put out by the National Center for Atmospheric Research, a discussion and description of the use of a multibeam (Rapid-Scan) mobile Doppler radar during the month of June is provided. (You will need a PSD viewer to view this press release.)
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The (5 May 2005) edition of The Hays Daily News features an article, "On the Chase", focuses on Joshua Wurman and the CSWR staff as they prepare for the ROTATE 2005 chase season.
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In the (7 March 2005) edition of Local Florida News: The Times, describes the use of mobile Doppler radar technology to collect hurricane wind data. You will need a PSD viewer to view this article.
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The (January 2005) article, "Riders on the Storm," from Volvo Magazine, chronicles the experience of a "Volvo Magazine" staff writer as he follows along during the DOW's tornado research season of 2004. Highlights include a discussion of tornado research as well as interviews with residents of Hallam, Nebraska, where a tornado touched down on 22 May 2004. You will need a PSD viewer to view this article.
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In the special 50th anniversary (2005) edition of Guinness Book of World Records, Joshua Wurman is interviewed about the research he conducts, the world record he set, and advice to anyone interested in following in his research and scientific footsteps. You will need a PSD viewer to view these pages.
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