GRIP DC-8 Dropsonde
Entry ID: gripdrop

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Abstract: The Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes (GRIP) experiment was a NASA Earth science field experiment conducted August 5 to September 30, 2010. The 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 ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 45.0   S: 0.0   E: 0.0   W: -100.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2010-08-17
Stop Date: 2010-09-22
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Data Center
Global Hydrology Resource Center, Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
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Dataset ID: gripdrop

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 256-961-7932
Fax: 256-961-7859
Email: ghrcdaac at
Contact Address:
GHRC User Services Office
Global Hydrology Resource Center (GHRC)
320 Sparkman Drive
City: Huntsville
Province or State: AL
Postal Code: 35805
Country: USA
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 358.7 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII EOL file format
Fees: none
Phone: 301-614-6369
Email: gerald.m.heymsfield at
Contact Address:
Greenbelt Road
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20770
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-06-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-01
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