Earth  ID: 2794

Hurricane Fabian Approaches Bermuda, September 4, 2003

This animation is of Hurricane Fabian on September 4, 2003 as it churns towards Bermuda. At this time, Fabian had maximum sustained winds of 120 mph and was moving to the north-northwest at 12 mph. The animation peels away the cloud layer and reveals the storm's rain structure. The yellow isosurface represents areas where at least 0.5 inches of rain fell per hour. The green isosurface show 1.0 inches of rain per hour and red displays where more than 2 inches of rain fell per hour.

Visualization Credits

Lori Perkins (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
Jeff Halverson (JCET UMBC): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Mission:
Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission - TRMM

Data Used:
TRMM/VIS 2003/09/04
TRMM/TMI 2003/09/04
TRMM/PR 2003/09/04
GOES-8 2003/09/04
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This item is part of this series:
TRMM 3D Hurricanes

Keywords:
NASA Science >> Earth
SVS >> GOES
DLESE >> Natural hazards
DLESE >> Atmospheric science