HRD Debrief for missions into Hurricane Isaac – 5 September 2012

HRD researchers and our IFEX partners discussed the results from the 10 P-3 and 6 G-IV missions into Hurricane Isaac. The agenda for the discussion (#-presenter/s) was:

  • Overview (1-S. Murillo)
  • P-3 TDR and G-IV missions (2-R. Rogers, 3-J. Dunion/P. Reasor, 4-F. Marks/K. Sellwood)
    • Science questions (LPS will lead)
    • TDR analysis (science, software glitches, coordination with AOC radar operator, etc.) (7-J. Gamache)
    • ASPEN (processing from the air and on the ground) (6-M. Black)
  • Ocean Survey Experiments (5-B. Jaimes)
  • Landfall teams (8-J. Kaplan)
  • TDR model performance (9-V. Tallapragada)
  • HEDAS (10-S. Aberson)
  • Logistics  (1-S. Murillo)
    • Deployment
      • Travel
      • flight bags (USB sticks)
      • hotel, etc.
    • Safety
    • Communications
      • In the field
      • Emails
      • Blog/twitter, etc.

Slides from the debrief are available in a zip archive at: ftp://ftp.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/pub/blog/meetings/2012/HFP/Issac_debrief.zip