Earth  ID: 3131

Hurricane Isabel 2003 Rain Accumulation

This animation shows rain accumulation from Hurricane Isabel from September 6 through 20, 2003 based on data from the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Multisatellite Precipitation Analysis. The accumulation is shown in colors ranging from green (less than 50 mm of rain) through red (200 mm or more). The TRMM satellite, using the world's only spaceborne rain radar and other microwave instruments, measures rainfall over the ocean.

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 and DMSP/SSM/I and TMI/3B4XRT 2003/09/06-20
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This item is part of these series:
Hurricanes
Hurricane Isabel
Rainfall

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