Hurricane Imaging Radiometer (HIRAD) Data
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.
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Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.
Maximum (North) Latitude:
Minimum (South) Latitude:
Minimum (West) Longitude: -109.29229, Maximum (East) Longitude: -63.04043
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- author: Daniel J. Cecil <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- author: Sayak K. Biswas <email@example.com>
- author: W. Linwood Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- author: Faisal Alquaied
CitationExample 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 28 May 2023.
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