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Note: Most of the Type1 and some of the Type2 data is currently online and available for FREE. Any Type1 and Type2 data currently not available online will be made available based on the time set in the "Web Availability" column. Almost all Type3 data is on a request bases only. For any data upon which a request is needed, cost may incur. Please contact the listed HRD personnel for more detailed information on the product of inquiry.

Product
[Format]
Description
Type Availability Typical Web
Availability
Contacts
NOAA Flight-level
Raw data
[NetCDF]
Description: 1 second data listing for each NOAA flight.
Type1 2005-Present (Online)
after flight Aircraft Operations Center
 
QC'ed data
[NetCDF]
Description: 1 second data listing for each NOAA flight quality controlled and post-processed.
Type2 2005-Present (Online)
1-3 months after flight Neal Dorst (email)
 
QC'ed data
[Standard Tape]
Description: 1 second listing for each NOAA flight in AOC Standard Tape format on Digital Audio Tape (DAT).
Type2 1976-2005 (Offline)* Upon Request* Neal Dorst (email)
Joe Griffin (email)
 
Pass data
[ASCII]
Description: Post Processed Radial Pass data NOAA and AFRES Flight-level data.
Type3 1976-2002 (Online)* Upon Request* Dr. Hugh Willoughby (email)
 
Mission Summaries
[ASCII]
Description: Written summaries of research flights by the Principal Investigator.
Type2 1996-present (Online) after HFP hrdwebmaster
 
NOAA Flight films & videos
Digital Video
[MPG]
Description: Inflight videos from the forward, downward, and side looking cameras of NOAA planes.
Type1 2007-present (Online) After flight Aircraft Operations Center
 
Video disks
[DVD]
Description: Inflight videos from the forward, downward, and side looking cameras of NOAA planes.
Type2 2005-2006 (Offline)* Upon Request* Neal Dorst (email)
 
Video tapes
[SVHS]
Description: Inflight videos from the forward, downward, and side looking cameras of NOAA planes.
Type2 1994-2005 (Offline)* Upon Request* Neal Dorst (email)
 
Films
[16mm]
Description: 16mm films of NOAA Missions prior to 1994.
Type2 Prior-1994 (Offline)* Upon Request* Neal Dorst (email)
 
NOAA RADAR
Sweeps
[Graphics/Animations]
Description: Single sweeps and animations.
Type3 2004-Present (Online) 2-3 months after flight Nancy Griffin (email)
 
Doppler/Dropsonde Composite Wind Analyses
[Graphics/Gridded data]
Description: Composite wind analyses from Doppler radar for entire flight with dropsonde data on plots (by altitude).
Type3 2009-Present (Online) 2-3 days after flight Dr. Sim Aberson (email)
 
Research Reflectivity Composites
[Images]
Description: These more detailed radar reflectivity composites were made after the NOAA P3 flights for research purposes.
Type2 1994-2008 (Online)
Prior-1994
(Upon Request)*
Upon Request* Dr. John Gamache (email)
Dr. Frank Marks (email)
 
Operational Reflectivity Composites
[Images]
Description: These radar reflectivity composites were made on-board the NOAA P3 research aircraft and sent via satellite to the National Hurricane Center for operational use.
Type2 1994-2005 (Online)
Prior-1994
(Upon Request)*
2-3 days after flight Dr. John Gamache (email)
Dr. Frank Marks (email)
 
Analysis
[Graphics/Animations]
Description: Vertical incidences cross sections, Short-interval center-pass composites, Single sweeps every n minutes, and animations.
Type3 1989-Present (Offline)* Upon Request* Dr. John Gamache (email)
Dr. Frank Marks (email)
 
GPS dropsondes
Real-time messages
[TEMPDROP]
Description: Operationally Processed TEMPDROP messages sent off aircraft in real-time.
Type1 1996-Present (Online) 1 week from end of flight hrdwebmaster
 
Processed TEMPDROP
[ASCII HSA]
Description: TEMPDROP messages in HSA format + PDF plot.
Type2 1996-Present (Online) 3 months from end of season Kathryn Sellwood(email)
Dr. Sim Aberson (email)
 
Raw AVAPS
[ASCII AVAPS]
Description: Raw ASCII AVAPS (Airborne Vertical Atmospheric Profiling System) files, .5 sec listings & sonde logs.
Type2 1996-Present (Online) 3 months from end of season Kathryn Sellwood(email)
Dr. Sim Aberson (email)
 
Post Processed data
[ASCII]
Description: Post Processed GPS Dropsondes ASCII spreadsheet ready.
Type3 1996-Present (Offline)* Upon Request* Kathryn Sellwood(email)
Dr. Sim Aberson (email)
 
H*Wind analyses
Surface Analysis
[MIXED]
Description: HRD Surface Winds Analyzes, including analysis graphic, data coverage plot, gridded field and GIS Shapefiles.
Type2 1994-Present (Offline)* Upon Request* Database POC
Dr. Mark Powell (email)
HRD POC
Shirley Murillo (email)
 
Swath Products
[MIXED]
Description: H*Wind Swath products: graphics, gridded field and GIS Shapefiles.
Type3 1994-Present (Offline)* Upon Request* Database POC
Dr. Mark Powell (email)
HRD POC
Shirley Murillo (email)
 
Cloud Microphysics
Particle Image Data
[Image]
Description: 2-D images of microphysical cloud and precipitation particle data.
Type2 1992-Present (Offline)* Upon Request* Robert Black (email)
 
Analyzed Precipitation Particle Data
[ASCII]
Description: Analyzed size distribution of microphysical precipitation particle data. Max paritcle size 6.4mm/9.6mm (monochrome/grey).
Type3 1992-Present (Offline)* Upon Request* Robert Black (email)
 
Analyzed Cloud Particle Data
[ASCII]
Description: Analyzed size distribution of microphysical cloud particle data. Max paritcle size 1.6mm/1.92mm (monochrome/grey).
Type3 1992-Present (Offline)* Upon Request* Robert Black (email)
 
Analyzed FSSP
(Forward Scattering Spectrometer Probe)
[ASCII]
Description: Analyzed size distribution of cloud and precipitation data from the Forward Scattering Spectrometer Probe. Max paritcle size 45µm.
Type3 1992-Present (Offline)* Upon Request* Robert Black (email)
 
Airborne eXpendable BathyThermograps
AXBT
[ASCII]
Description: Airborne eXpendable BathyThermograph quality controlled profiles.
Type2 1997-Present (Online) 1 year from end of season Dr. Joe Cione (email)
 
Stepped Frequency Microwave Radiometer
Analyzed Time Series
[NetCDF]
Description: NetCDF file time series of winds, rain rates, and brightness temperatures.
Type2 1998-Present (Online) 1 year from end of season Brad Klotz (email)
 
Analyzed Time Series
[ASCII]
Description: ASCII time series of winds, rain rates, and brightness temperatures(at this time only winds are available).
Type2 1998-2006 (Online) 1 year from end of season Brad Klotz (email)
 
Raw data
[Standard Tape]
Description: On Flight-level standard tapes see above.
Type2 1998-Present (Offline FREE)* Upon Request* Brad Klotz (email)
 
Hurricane Weather and Research Forcast model
HWRFx realtime web products
[JPEG/GIF]
Description: Real-time web products
Type1 2009-2010 (Online)* Real Time Dr. Thiago Quirino (email)
 
HWRFx retrospective web products
[JPEG/GIF]
Description: Retrospective web products
Type2 2005,2007-2010 (select cases)* 2009-2010 (Online)* Dr. Thiago Quirino (email)
 
HWRFx realtime diapost data
[binary/ASCII/gridded]
Description: Real-time diapost data
Type1 2009-2010 (Offline FREE)* Upon Request Dr. Thiago Quirino (email)
 
HWRFx retrospective diapost data
[binary/ASCII/gridded]
Description: Retrospective diapost data
Type2 2005,2007-2010 (Offline FREE)* Upon Request* Dr. Thiago Quirino (email)
 
HWRFx realtime raw output
[NetCDF/NEMSIO]
Description: Real-time raw output
Type1 2009-2010 (Offline FREE)* Upon Request Dr. Thiago Quirino (email)
 
HWRFx retrospective raw output
[NetCDF/NEMSIO]
Description: Retrospective raw output
Type2 2005,2007-2010 (Offline FREE)* Upon Request* Dr. Thiago Quirino (email)
* Due to needed labor to produce products costs may incur.
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