Earth  ID: 1300

Hurricane Gilbert from GOES: September 12-13, 1988

Hurricane Gilbert was one of the strongest hurricanes ever seen in the Atlantic, with winds up to 184 miles per hour. It devastated Jamaica before coming to land at the Yucatan Peninsula.

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Dave Pape (NASA): Lead Animator
Dennis Chesters (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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Data Used:
GOES-7 1988/09/12-1988/09/13
GOES-6 1988/09/12-1988/09/13
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DLESE >> Atmospheric science
DLESE >> Natural hazards
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Atmospheric Phenomena >> Hurricanes
SVS >> Hurricane Gilbert
NASA Science >> Earth

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version