Earth  ID: 12050

Researchers Gear Up For OLYMPEX

From November 10 through December 21, NASA and university scientists are taking to the field to study wet winter weather near Seattle, Washington. With weather radars, weather balloons, specialized ground instruments, and NASA's DC-8 flying laboratory, the science team will be verifying rain and snowfall observations made by the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) satellite mission on a NASA-led field campaign, The Olympic Mountain Experiment, or OLYMPEX.

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Lead Scientists:
Dalia B Kirschbaum (NASA/GSFC)
Walt A. Petersen (NASA/GSFC Wallops)

David B. Wolff (NASA/WFF)
Patrick Gatlin (NASA/MSFC)
Matt Wingo (University of Alabama Huntsville)
Joe Zagrodnik (University of Washington)

Ryan Fitzgibbons (USRA)

Steve S. Parcel (Arcata)

Ellen T. Gray (ADNET Systems, Inc.)

Joy Ng (USRA)

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Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM)

DLESE >> Atmospheric science
SVS >> Ice
SVS >> Water
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Precipitation
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Spectral/Engineering >> Radar
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Precipitation >> Sleet
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Precipitation >> Snow
NASA Science >> Earth
SVS >> Ground Validation

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