Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

The GRIP Doppler Aerosol WiNd Lidar (DAWN) Dataset was collected by the Doppler Aerosol WiNd (DAWN), a pulsed lidar, which operated aboard a NASA DC-8 aircraft during the Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes (GRIP) field campaign. he major goal was to better understand how tropical storms form and develop into major hurricanes. NASA used the DC-8 aircraft, the WB-57 aircraft and the Global Hawk Unmanned Airborne System (UAS), configured with a suite of in situ and remote sensing instruments that were used to observe and characterize the lifecycle of hurricanes. This campaign also capitalized on a number of ground networks and space-based assets, in addition to the instruments deployed on aircraft from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida ( DC-8), Houston, Texas (WB-57), and NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, California (Global Hawk). Data values include Line-of-Sight (LOS) Winds, calculated vertical profiles of horizontal wind velocity, frequency-domain signal energy and time versus latitude and longitude. Instrument details can be found in the dataset documentation. Data was gathered during August 24, 2010 thru September 22, 2010 over the Atlantic Ocean.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
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Identifier C1625128966-GHRC_CLOUD
Data First Published 2012-05-04
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2018-04-11
Category GRIP (HURRICANE), geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
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Citation Kavaya, Michael J, Jeffrey Y Beyon, Grady J Koch, Mulugeta Petros, Paul J Petzar, Upendra N Singh, Bo C Trieu and Jirong Yu.2012. GRIP DOPPLER AEROSOL WIND LIDAR (DAWN) indicate subset used. Dataset available online from the NASA Global Hydrology Resource Center DAAC, Huntsville, Alabama, U.S.A. DOI:
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Spatial -97.8173 11.9999 -55.3185 34.752
Temporal 2010-08-24T17:18:51Z/2010-09-22T23:03:00Z

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