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Jupiter’s Call, LLC was formed in January 2006. This company supports research in atmospheric science, specifically in the processing of meteorological satellite data (as well as all other necessary ancillary data sets). Jupiter’s Call, LLC is operated out of Decatur, Alabama, with the President and contracting employees associated with the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH). The President, Professor John R. Mecikalski, has been active in meteorological research since 1988. He has to his name ~93 peer-reviewed publications (as of September 2017), and has a broad area of research specialization, in short-term (0-4 hour) weather prediction (“nowcasting”) of convective storms and lightning, satellite data/observation and (polarimetric) radar assimilation for numerical weather prediction, tropical meteorology, satellite remote sensing and aviation-safety related analysis of thunderstorms and turbulence, and land surface remote sensing of drought (focussed on crop model initialization). At UAH, he supports graduate students in various topics, and teaches courses in data assimilation, tropical meteorology, applied data analysis, cloud processes, synoptic meteorology, and severe storm prediction.
Interested parties are encouraged to visit the associated links off this page, and contact the President should our services match your research needs.