Earth System Science Center and Department of Atmospheric Science at The University of Alabama in Huntsville

UAH research featured in BAMS

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Aug. 22, 2014) — A summary of data collected during the deadly tornado outbreak of April 27, 2011, by scientists and students at The University of Alabama in Huntsville’s Earth System Science Center is published today in a cover story in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS).

A combination of weather instruments, including UAH’s Mobile X-band radar (MAX) and MIPS, a mobile suite of upward-looking instruments, and the UAH/WHNT ARMOR radar, collected data about the April 2011 storms. The BAMS article is available online starting today, at: or

This includes a link to supplementary information from the April 2011 storm system, including computer animations of storms interacting with gravity waves and with other storm cells.

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