Earth  ID: 3001

Hurricane Isabel Model: Precipitable Water

The NASA finite-volume General Circulation Model (fvGCM) was used to predict the path of hurricane Isabel, starting from a known initial state. The predicted path is compared to the actual path taken by the hurricane.

Visualization Credits

James W. Williams (GST): Lead Animator
Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Animator
Randall Jones (GST): Animator
William Putman (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Data Used:
fvGCM 2003/09/14 - 2003/09/21
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GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Atmospheric Phenomena >> Hurricanes
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SVS >> Hurricanes >> Isabel
SVS >> Earth Science >> Atmospheric Science
SVS >> Earth Science >> Circulation
SVS >> Earth Science >> Cloud Cover
SVS >> Hurricanes >> Natural Hazards
SVS >> Hurricanes >> Ocean Winds
SVS >> Hurricanes >> Precipitation
SVS >> Hurricanes >> Water Cycle
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