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NOAA Photo Library Image - nssl0272

NSSL retired scientist Don Burgess pioneered the concept of "nowcasting" by using radar to direct an NSSL research team during a tornado intercept and lead the discovery of the "tornado vortex signature" seen in radar displays. Burgess leads the NO-XP mobile radar team.

Image ID: nssl0272, NOAA's National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) Collection
Location: Nebraska, Omaha
Photo Date: 2009 May 31
Photographer: Susan Cobb, NOAA/OAR/NSSL

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