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HS3 project description

Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel

Summary

The project is called HS3, for Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel. It is a multi-year investigation aimed at examining hurricane formation and intensity change. In 2011 there were two research flights of the unmanned NOAA/NASA Global Hawk (GH) aircraft on September 9 and September 14, 2011, during which time 79 dropsonde profiles were collected. In 2012 there were six research flights of the unmanned NOAA/NASA Global Hawk (GH) aircraft conducted between September 7 and 26, during which time 337 dropsonde profiles were collected .

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Temporal coverage

Begin date: 2011-09-11 00:00:00, End date: 2012-09-27 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Minimum latitude: 10.000000, Minimum longitude: -160.000000
Maximum latitude: 50.000000, Maximum longitude: -19.426530

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