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Hurricane Imaging Radiometer (HIRAD) Data

Summary

This data set contains the ocean surface wind speed and rain rate data as well as excess brightness temperature data in tropical storms and hurricanes from the Hurricane Imaging Radiometer (HIRAD) instrument that flew on board the NASA WB-57 aircraft during the Tropical Cyclone Intensity (TCI) project. The data are in Network Common Data Form (NetCDF). Browse imagery are also included.

Data access

  • ORDER data for delivery by FTP

Additional information

Identifier
Data Quality final
Versions
  • 2.1 (2016-10-18)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2015-08-30 00:00:00
End datetime 2016-10-23 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 37.85166, Minimum (South) Latitude: 11.31673
Minimum (West) Longitude: -109.29229, Maximum (East) Longitude: -63.04043

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <eol-datahelp@ucar.edu>

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Cecil, D., et al. 2016. Hurricane Imaging Radiometer (HIRAD) Data. Version 2.1. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6CF9NGC. Accessed 15 Sep 2019.

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