HRD Debrief for missions into Hurricane Danny and Tropical Storm Erika – 4 September 2015

HRD researchers discussed the results from the 10 P-3, 3 G-IV, and 2 Global-Hawk missions into Hurricane Danny and Tropical Storm Erika. The agenda for the discussion was:

  1. Overview of missions (Rogers)
    • Accomplishments
    • Science objectives and opportunities
  2. Hurricane Danny (5 P-3 and 2 G-IV mission)
  3. Tropical Storm Erika (5 P-3, 1 G-IV, and 2 Global Hawk missions)
  4. IFEX summary – Mission execution/LPS summaries –
    • Hurricane Danny
    • Tropical Storm Erika
      • 20150825I1 – SALEX (Aberson)
      • 20150828N1 – SALEX (Dunion)
      • 20150826I1 – SALEX (Uhlhorn)
      • 20150826I2 – TDR (Aberson)
      • 20150827I1 – TDR (Uhlhorn)
      • 20150828I1 – TDR (Uhlhorn)
  5. SHOUT summary (Dunion)
  6. Instrument performance
    • TDR/LF – analyses, transmission of radials/superobs to EMC (Gamache)
    • Doppler wind Lidar (DWL) (Bucci, Ryan)
  7. Issues/suggestions
  8.  Staffing
    • airborne support
    • ground-based support
    • On the aircraft
  9. Communications
  10. Social media/PA (Pritchard)
  11. Other comments, suggestions, etc. (all)

Slides from the debrief are available at:

ftp://ftp.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/pub/blog/meetings/2015/HFP/Danny-Erika-debrief_20150904.pptx

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