Earth  ID: 4575

NASA Studies Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew was the first Category 5 Atlantic hurricane in almost ten years. Its torrential rains and winds caused significant damage and loss of life as it coursed through the Caribbean and up along the southeastern U.S. coast. Researchers use a combination of satellite observations to re-create a multi-dimensional picture of the hurricane in order to study the complex atmospheric interactions.
 

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Alex Kekesi (GST): Lead Data Visualizer
Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Data Visualizer
Horace Mitchell (NASA/GSFC): Data Visualizer
Trent L. Schindler (USRA): Data Visualizer
Ernie Wright (USRA): Data Visualizer
Gail Skofronick Jackson (NASA/GSFC): Lead Scientist
George Huffman (NASA/GSFC): Lead Scientist
Dalia B Kirschbaum (NASA/GSFC): Lead Scientist
Laurence Schuler (ADNET Systems Inc.): Technical Support
Ian Jones (ADNET Systems Inc.): Technical Support
Ryan Fitzgibbons (USRA): Lead Producer
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Mission:
Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM)

Data Used:
GPM/GMI/Surface Precipitation 9/28/2016 - 10/9/2016
GPM/DPR/Ku 9/28/2016 - 10/9/2016
Multi-scale Ultra-high Resolution (MUR) Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Analysis 9/28/2016 - 10/9/2016
IMERG 9/28/2016 - 10/9/2016
GOES/IR4 9/28/2016 - 10/9/2016
Surface Soil Moisture corrected with SMOS imagery and assimilated by the Ensemble Kalman Filter 9/28/2016 - 10/9/2016
MERRA-2/Winds 9/28/2016 - 10/9/2016
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This item is part of these series:
Hurricane-SST Connection
Hurricanes

Keywords:
DLESE >> Atmospheric science
DLESE >> Cryology
SVS >> HDTV
DLESE >> Hydrology
DLESE >> Natural hazards
DLESE >> Physical oceanography
SVS >> Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Precipitation
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Agriculture >> Soils >> Soil Absorption
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Agriculture >> Soils >> Soil Water Holding Capacity
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Atmospheric Phenomena >> Hurricanes
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Atmospheric Winds >> Wind Profiles
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Atmospheric Winds >> Wind Shear
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Precipitation >> Precipitation Amount
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Precipitation >> Precipitation Anomalies
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Precipitation >> Precipitation Rate
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Precipitation >> Snow
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Hydrosphere >> Surface Water >> Floods
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Oceans >> Ocean Temperature >> Sea Surface Temperature
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Oceans >> Ocean Winds >> Wind Shear
SVS >> Hyperwall
SVS >> Hurricanes >> Precipitation
NASA Science >> Earth
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Human Dimensions >> Natural Hazards >> Floods
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Terrestrial Hydrosphere >> Surface Water >> Floods
SVS >> Hurricane Matthew

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