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Brian J. Etherton

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Corresponding Articles: 2

Brian J. Etherton authored and/or contributed to the following articles/publications.

Improving Satellite Observation Utilization for Model Initialization with Machine Learning: An Introduction and Tackling the “Labeled Dataset” Challenge for Cyclones Around the World

One of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) goals is to provide timely and reliable weather forecasts to support important decisions when and where people need it for safety, emergencies, planning for day-to-day activities. Satellite data is essential for areas lacking in-situ observations for use as initial conditions in N...

Brian J. Etherton

Lead Time and Displacement Error for Thunderstorm Forecasts in Terminal and Jetway Domains

This report follows upon a previous quality assessment of the National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD) Thunderstorm Probability field. As before, the evaluation focuses on the onset and cessation of significant thunderstorm activity around 29 major U.S. airports and the ability of forecasts to accurately place thunderstorms in space and time. E...

Brian J. Etherton