Earth  ID: 2797

Hurricane Ignacio on August 25, 2003

This animation is of Hurricane Ignacio as it attacks the coast of Baja, California. 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 2003/08/25
TRMM/PR 2003/08/25
TRMM/TMI 2003/08/25
GOES-8 2003/08/25
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This item is part of this series:
TRMM 3D Hurricanes

Keywords:
DLESE >> Atmospheric science
SVS >> Baja
DLESE >> Natural hazards
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Atmospheric Phenomena >> Hurricanes
GCMD >> Location >> California
SVS >> GOES
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