CAPS' Major Research Projects include:
- Center for Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere (CASA)
- Linked Environments for Atmospheric Discovery (LEAD)
- Radar Data Assimilaiton using 3DVAR and Ensemble Kalman Filtering
- Storm-Scale Numerical Weather Prediction
- Storm-Scale Ensemble Forecasting
- Tornado and thunderstorm dynamics
- Physical Initialization and Analysis
- Radar Retrieval and Quality Control Algorithms
Active Research Grants
“A Partnership to Develop, Conduct, and Evaluate Real-time High-Resolution Ensemble and Deterministic Forecasts for Convective-scale Hazardous Weather: Moving to the Next Level ”. PI Ming Xue(with Keith Brewster, Fanyou Kong and Xuguang Wang ) NOAA CSTAR program 2010-2013. NWSPO-2010-201696 $375,000.00 5/1/2010 – 04/30/2013.
"Contribution to Model Development and Enhancement Research Team by the Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms”. PI Ming Xue DOC-NOAA NA080AR4320904 $360,000.00 1/1/2009 – 12 /31/2010 (renewal pending $440,000.00 1/1/2011- 12/31/2012).
“Prediction and Predictability of Tropical Cyclones over Oceanic and Coastal Regions and Advanced Assimilation of Radar and Satellite Data for the Navy Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Mesoscale Prediction System (COAMPS) PI Ming Xue (with Guifu Zhang, Keith Brewster and Fanyou Kong) US Dept of Defense, EPSCoR N00014-10-1-0133 $452,308.00 $75,000 from OK State Regents of Higher Education 10/1/2009 – 7/31/2012
“Collaborative Research: Enabling Petascale Ensemble-Based Data Assimilation for Numerical Analysis and Prediction of High – Impact Weather”. PI Ming Xue (with Henry Neeman, Ronald Barnes and Xuguang Wang). NSF OCI-90505040 $901,940.00 6/1/2009 – 8/31/2013
“Collaborative Research: CDI-Type II: Integrated Weather and Wildfire Simulation and Optimization for Wildfire Management”. PI Ming Xue (with Yang Hong). NSF ATM-0941491 $483,634.00 11/1/2009 – 10/31/2013.
“NSF Engineering Center for Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere (CASA)” PI Ming Xue NSF UMASS OU is a subcontract. NSF EEC-0313747 Amount awarded through YR8 (8/31/2011; 10 year grant) .$5,365,853.00
"Evaluating High-Resolution Ensemble Forecasting for Wind Energy". PI Ming Xue with Yunheng Wang, Kevin Thomas, Keith Brewster, and Fanyou Kong. Zeus Analytics $119,501.00 5/1/2010 - 4/30/2013.
"Advanced Multi-Moment Microphysics for Precipitation and Tropical Cyclone Forecast Improvement with COAMPS". PI Ming Xue with Fanyou Kong. DOD-ONR N00014-10-1-0775 $592,081.00 4/1/2010 - 3/31/2013.
"Improving NOAA operational global numerical weather prediction using a hybrid-ensemble Kalman filter data assimilation and ensemble forecast system". PI Xuguang Wang with Ming Xue. DOC-NOAA NA080AR7320905 $321,993.00 7/1/2010 - 6/30/2013.
"The Oklahoma Optical Initiative". PI Henry Neeman with Michael Strauss, Ming Xue and Xiangming Xia. NSF 09-569 EPSCoR RIIC2 $1,176,470.00 9/1/2010 - 8/31/2012.
"Improving satellite radiance data assimilation using a hybrid ensemble-Gridpoint Statistical Interpolation (GSI) method for global numerical weather prediction". PI Xuguang Wang NASA NNX10AQ78G $334,483.00 7/30/2010 - 7/29/2013.
"MRI: Acquisition of Extensible Petascale Storage for Data Intensive Research". PI Henry Neeman with Ming Xue, Xiangming Xiao, Michael Strauss and Matthew Jensen. NSF $792,925.00 10/1/2010 - 9/30/2012.
"High Resolution Numerical Weather Prediction to Support Wind Power Production". PI Keith Brewster with Ming Xue and Fanyou Kong. AWS True Power $211,478.00 10/1/2010 - 9/30/2012.