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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
Flight-level
[MINOB]
Description: 1 minute listing for each NOAA and AFRES flight we have data for.
Type1 1994-Present (Online)
Prior-1994 (Upon Request)
after HFP hrdwebmaster
 
Flight-level
[Standard Tape]
Description: 1 second listing for each NOAA flight in AOC Standard Tape format on Digital Audio Tape (DAT).
Type3 1976-Present (Offline)* Upon Request* Neal Dorst (email)
Joe Griffin (email)
 
Flight-level 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)
 
NOAA Flight Mission Summaries
[ASCII]
Description: Written summaries of research flights by the Principal Investigator.
Type2 1960-2002 (Online) after HFP hrdwebmaster
 
NOAA Flight Video
[SVHS]
Description: Inflight videos from the forward, downward, and side looking cameras of NOAA planes.
Type2 1994-Present (Offline)* Upon Request* Neal Dorst (email)
 
NOAA Flight Films
[16mm]
Description: 16mm films of NOAA Missions prior to 1994.
Type2 Prior-1994 (Offline)* Upon Request* Neal Dorst (email)
 
NOAA RADAR Operational Composites
[Images]
Description: These radar composites were made on-board the NOAA P3 research aircraft and sent via satellite to the National Hurricane Center for operational use.
Type2 1994-Present (Online)
Prior-1994 (Upon Request)*
2-3 days after flight Dr. John Gamache (email)
Dr. Frank Marks (email)
 
NOAA RADAR Research Composites
[Images]
Description: These more detailed radar composites were made after the NOAA P3 flights for research purposes.
Type2 1994-Present (Online FREE)
Prior-1994 (Upon Request)*
Upon Request* Dr. John Gamache (email)
Dr. Frank Marks (email)
 
NOAA RADAR 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
[TEMPDROP]
Description: Operationally Processed TEMPDROP messages sent off aircraft in real-time.
Type1 1996-Present (Online FREE) 1 week from end of flight hrdwebmaster
 
GPS Dropsondes TEMPDROP
[ASCII HSA]
Description: TEMPDROP messages in HSA format + PDF plot.
Type2 1996-Present (Online FREE) 3 months from end of season Kathryn Sellwood(email)
Michael Black (email)
 
GPS Dropsondes Raw AVAPS
[ASCII AVAPS]
Description: Raw ASCII AVAPS (Airborne Vertical Atmospheric Profiling System) files, 5sec listings + sonde logs.
Type2 1996-Present (Online FREE) 3 months from end of season Kathryn Sellwood(email)
Michael Black (email)
 
GPS Dropsondes Post Processed
[ASCII]
Description: Post Processed GPS Dropsondes ASCII spreadsheet ready.
Type3 1996-Present (Offline)* Upon Request* Kathryn Sellwood(email)
Michael Black (email)
 
H*Wind Surface Analysis
[MIXED]
Description: HRD Surface Winds Analyzes, including analysis graphic, data coverage plot, gridded field and GIS Shapefiles.
Type2 1994-Present (Online FREE)* Upon Request* Dr. Mark Powell (email)
Shirley Murillo (email)
 
H*Wind Swath Product
[MIXED]
Description: H*Wind Swath products: graphics, gridded field and GIS Shapefiles.
Type3 1994-Present (Online FREE)* Upon Request* Dr. Mark Powell (email)
Shirley Murillo (email)
 
Cloud Microphysical 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 Microphysical 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 Microphysical 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)
 
AXBT
[ASCII]
Description: Airborne eXpendable BathyThermograph quality controlled profiles.
Type2 1997-Present (Online FREE) 1 year from end of season Dr. Joe Cione (email)
Eric Uhlhorn (email)
 
SFMR Analyzed Time Series
[ASCII]
Description: ASCII time series of winds, rain rates, and brightness temperatures(at this time only winds are available).
Type2 1998-Present (Online FREE) 1 year from end of season Eric Uhlhorn (email)
 
SFMR Raw data
[Standard Tape]
Description: On Flight-level standard tapes see above.
Type2 1998-Present (Offline FREE)* Upon Request* Eric Uhlhorn (email)
Brad Klotz (email)
* Due to needed labor to produce products costs may incur.
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