GRIP: Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes
The Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes (GRIP) experiment was a NASA campaign aimed at gaining a better understanding of how tropical storms develop into major hurricanes. The field project was conducted between 15 August and 30 September 2010, during which time the NASA DC-8 aircraft completed 16 research flights over the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. The DC-8 is equipped with a suite of instruments that includes an Airborne Vertical Atmospheric Profiling System (AVAPS), used for dropsonde deployment. For more information on GRIP, please visit: http://airbornescience.nsstc.nasa.gov/grip/
|Begin Date||2010-08-15 00:00:00|
|End Date||2010-09-30 23:59:59|
Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.
Maximum (North) Latitude:
Minimum (South) Latitude:
Minimum (West) Longitude: -100.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -50.00