NSSL scientist speaking during NOAA Heritage Week 2012

NSSL scientist Pam Heinselman will be a guest speaker during NOAA Heritage Week 2012 activities February 3-4 at NOAA headquarters in Silver Spring, Md.  She will be part of a panel on tornadoes, and give a short presentation on the development of science and technology that can improve the forecasting of tornadic storms.  Heinselman plans to discuss the polarimetric tornado debris signature on Doppler radar, rapid sampling of tornadic storms with Phased Array Radar, and the Warn on Forecast project.

The NOAA Heritage Week is part of Preserve America, a federal initiative that encourages and supports community efforts to preserve and enjoy our priceless cultural and natural heritage.