Earth  ID: 2026

TRMM: Covers Hurricane Floyd over North Carolina Using Daily Rainfall Measurements

TRMM daily rainfall measurements over the east coast (i.e., North Carolina) during Hurricane Floyd from 2/19/99 through 9/17/99. Red indicates areas of high rainfall. Blue indicates areas of low rainfall. North Carolina experienced major flooding during this time period.

Visualization Credits

Alex Kekesi (GST): Lead Animator
Stuart A. Snodgrass (GST): Animator
Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Animator
Robert Adler (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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Mission:
Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission - TRMM

Data Used:
TRMM/TMI/Daily Rainfall 1999/02/19-1999/09/17
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TRMM Rainmaps

Keywords:
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Atmospheric Phenomena >> Hurricanes
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Precipitation >> Rain
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Hydrosphere >> Surface Water >> Floods
GCMD >> Location >> North Carolina
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 8.0.0.0.0