Earth  ID: 2661

Tropical Cyclone Zoe Devastates South Pacific Islands, December 29, 2002

Tropical Cyclone Zoe brought winds in excess of 300 km per hour (186 mph) and dangerous waves to the south pacific islands on December 29, 2002. The visualization zooms down to the storm and then shows the overall rain structure. Blue represents areas where at least 0.5 inches of rain fell per hour. Green shows at least 1.0 inch of rain. Yellow is 1.7 inches and red depicts more than 2.2 inches of rain per hour.

Visualization Credits

Lori Perkins (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
Jeff Halverson (JCET UMBC): Scientist
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Mission:
Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission - TRMM

Data Used:
TRMM/TMI 2002/12/29
TRMM/VIS 2002/12/29
TRMM/PR 2002/12/29
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This item is part of this series:
TRMM 3D Hurricanes

Keywords:
DLESE >> Atmospheric science
DLESE >> Natural hazards
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Atmospheric Phenomena >> Hurricanes
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Precipitation >> Rain
GCMD >> Location >> Solomon Islands
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