Monday, June 28, 2010
From battlefields to civilian settings, David Stauffer's combination of weather and technology saves lives. Stauffer, a senior research associate and associate professor of meteorology at Penn State, and his research team helped develop the Meteorological Measuring Set - Profiler (MMS-P). The Profiler is an automated computerized weather forecast system that runs in the back of specially equipped Humvees to provide detailed "nowcast" information to the Army. Another version has been used to predict the spread of hazards in the air during major events such as Super Bowls and the Olympics.
Full story from Penn State Live: http://live.psu.edu/story/47311/nw63