HRD observation team monthly meeting – 16 February 2017

The purpose of the observation team meetings is to bring together the people who use observations in their research on a regular basis to discuss issues they’re having, provide updates on observations they’re analyzing or collecting, and any other information that may be of interest to the broader group.  These meetings are also an excellent …

Hurricane Field Program Update – Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Saturday, 24 Sept. 2016 NOAA43:  Flew a research mission into Karl. They took off around 0600 UTC (2AM Eastern) to and from St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. Two HRD scientists were on this flight. G-IV:  Is scheduled to fly a research mission over and around Karl. Take off is scheduled for 1730 UTC (1:30PM Eastern) from St. Croix, US …

NOAA flight crews are ready to fly into Karl this afternoon

The G-IV jet and the P3 aircraft are gearing up to fly and collect data in and around Karl. These flights provide us with insight to the evolution of Karl. The various instruments onboard the aircraft measure different atmospheric parameters that together give us a better picture of Karl. The G-IV will take off at 1:30PM …

Hurricane Field Program Update – Friday, Sept. 23, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Friday, 23 Sept. 2016 NOAA43:  Flew a research mission into Karl. They took off around 0600 UTC (2AM Eastern) to and from St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. Three HRD scientists were on this flight. G-IV:  Is scheduled to fly a research mission over and around Karl. Take off is scheduled for 1730 UTC (1:30PM Eastern) to and from St. …