The most ambitious ever project probing the inner workings of tornadoes and how they cause damage will soon begin.
ROTATE (Radar Observations of Tornadoes and Thunderstorms Experiment) will hit the road from May 5th through June 20th , pursuing the most violent tornadoes.
ROTATE is supported primarily by the National Science Foundation (NSF) with important contribution from the Merage Foundation.
Scientists and crew from several universities and nations will take part.
The questions driving ROTATE are, according to lead scientist Karen Kosiba of the Center for Severe Weather Research (CSWR) in Boulder, Colorado:
Media Contact: Carrie Cunningham
Scientific Contacts: Karen Kosiba and Joshua Wurman
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