Earth  ID: 4751

GPM observes Hurricane Dorian over the Bahamas

The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory captured these images of Hurricane Dorian on September 1st (21:22 UTC) as the storm was directly over Abaco Island in The Bahamas. At that time, the storm was a category 5 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 185 mph (295 km/h) with gusts over 200 mph.
 

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Visualization Credits

Kel Elkins (USRA): Lead Data Visualizer
Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Data Visualizer
George Huffman (NASA/GSFC): Lead Scientist
Dalia B Kirschbaum (NASA/GSFC): Lead Scientist
Gail Skofronick Jackson (NASA/GSFC): Lead Scientist
Alex Kekesi (GST): Data Visualizer
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Mission:
Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM)

Data Used:
IMERG 9/1/2019
GPM/DPR/Ku 9/1/2019
GPM/GMI/Surface Precipitation 9/1/2019
CPC (Climate Prediction Center) Cloud Composite 9/1/2019 00:00 - 23:30Z
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Floods
GPM Animations

Keywords:
DLESE >> Atmospheric science
DLESE >> Hydrology
DLESE >> Natural hazards
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Precipitation >> Rain
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Hydrosphere >> Surface Water >> Floods
SVS >> Hyperwall
NASA Science >> Earth
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Human Dimensions >> Natural Hazards >> Floods
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Terrestrial Hydrosphere >> Surface Water >> Floods
NASA Earth Science Focus Areas >> Weather and Atmospheric Dynamics

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