Mission Summary
20171005H1 Aircraft 42RF
Tropical Storm Nate
Ocean Survey

Aircraft Crew (42RF)
Aircraft CommanderPrice
Co-pilotMitchell
Co-pilotRees
Flight EngineerKen Heystek
Flight EngineerMike Sanchez
NavigatorSloan
Flight DirectorJess Williams
System EngineerWarnecke
Data TechnicianMike Mascaro
Dropsonde OperatorPatel

Scientific Crew (aircraft)
Lead ScientistJun ZhangHRD
Radar ScientistJosh Wadler
AXBT ScientistBenjamin JaimeUMiami
ObserverKevin Doremusunk
ObserverBrian Richardsunk

Mission Plan :

NOAA 42RF (N42) will perform an HRD-tasked Ocean Survey mission ahead of Tropical Storm Nate.


Proposed flight track for 20171005H1
Green lines are tracks of floating buoys

Actual flight track for 20171005H1

TDR MISSION PLAN: Nate
Prepared by the Hurricane Research Division
September 21, 2017
Aircraft: N42RF
Proposed takeoff: 26/0500Z
DROP LOCATION TABLE
# LAT LON
deg min deg min
1-85.5028.00
2-86.0028.00
3-86.5028.00
4-87.0028.00
5-87.5028.00
6-88.0028.00
7-88.5028.00
8-89.0028.00
9-89.5028.00
10-90.0028.00
11-90.5028.00
12-90.5027.00
13-90.0027.00
14-89.5027.00
15-89.0027.00
16-88.5027.00
17-88.0027.00
18-87.5027.00
19-87.0027.00
20-86.5027.00
21-86.0027.00
22-85.5027.00
23-85.5026.00
24-86.0026.00
25-86.5026.00
26-87.0026.00
27-87.5026.00
28-88.0026.00
29-88.5026.00
30-89.0026.00
31-89.5026.00
32-90.0026.00
33-90.5026.00
34-90.5025.00
35-90.0025.00
36-89.5025.00
37-89.0025.00
38-88.5025.00
39-88.0025.00
40-87.5025.00
41-87.0025.00
42-86.5025.00
43-86.0025.00
44-85.5025.00

Mission Summary :

Take off Landing
Linder-Lakeland, FL 13:36 UTC Linder-Lakeland, FL 20:09 UTC

Mission Evaluation:

Problems :


Mission Data :

NetCDF SFMR data

Timeseries wind, rain rate, and pressure plots

Flight level wind plots full flight

SFMR wind plots full flight


Flight track

Temperature and Moisture

Wind and Atlitude

Flight Director's log | Flight Director's manifest | AXBT log | SFMR data | NetCDF data | serial data


Page last updated Feb. 15, 2018
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