USAF C-130 SFMR Data
This data set contains the Stepped Frequency Microwave Radiometer (SFMR) data from the United States Air Force (USAF) C-130 aircraft flights into the tropical systems of interest to the Tropical Cyclone Intensity (TCI) field project. The primary parameters included are the surface wind speed and rain rate. The storms included are Erika and Joaquin from the 2015 Atlantic region, Marty and Patricia from the 2015 East Pacific region, and Matthew from the 2016 Atlantic region. These data are in Network Common Data Form (NetCDF) and were collected from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) Hurricane Research Division (HRD) archives.
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Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.
Maximum (North) Latitude:
Minimum (South) Latitude:
Minimum (West) Longitude: -109.29, Maximum (East) Longitude: -63.04
CitationExample citation following ESIP guidelines:
UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2017. USAF C-130 SFMR Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/488.008. Accessed 06 Jun 2020.
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