Earth  ID: 11312

NASA's HS3 Mission: The Dropsonde System

Dropsondes provide insight into hurricane strength by monitoring winds and their direction. They also measure temperature, pressure, and humidity in the atmosphere. NOAA physicist Gary Wick describes the Dropsonde System on board NASA's Global Hawk aircraft. For more information: www.nasa.gov/HS3

 

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Alison Schuyler Ogden (NASA/GSFC): Producer
Gary Wick (NOAA): Scientist
Alison Ogden:
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

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