NASA Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Imagery of Hurricane Rita
Entry ID: NASA_TRMM_RITA

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Summary
Abstract: The NASA Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) center provides imagery
and animations of Hurricane Rita. The imagery shows the precipitation
coverage and rainfall estimates in the land falling regions.

Related URL
Link: GET DATA
Description: TRMM imagery over Southern Florida.


Link: GET SERVICE
Description: NASA's Hurricane Resource page.


Geographic Coverage
 N: 40.0 S: 23.0  E: -72.0  W: -100.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NASA/TRMM
Dataset Title: NASA Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Imagery of Hurricane Rita
Dataset Release Place: Greenbelt, MD
Dataset Publisher: NASA/TRMM
Online Resource: http://trmm.gsfc.nasa.gov/publications_dir/rita_05_no1.html


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-09-17


Location Keywords
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > GULF OF MEXICO
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >CYCLONES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >HURRICANES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >STORMS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >PRECIPITATION AMOUNT    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >PRECIPITATION RATE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >RAIN    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >NATURAL HAZARDS >FLOODS    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >FLOODS    [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >INFRARED WAVELENGTHS >INFRARED IMAGERY    [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >RADAR >RADAR IMAGERY    [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >VISIBLE WAVELENGTHS >VISIBLE IMAGERY    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >NATURAL HAZARDS >TROPICAL CYCLONES >HURRICANES    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
INLAND WATERS


Platform
TRMM >Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission    [Information]


Instrument
PR >TRMM Precipitation Radar    [Information]
VIRS >TRMM Visible Infrared Scanner    [Information]


Project
EOSDIS >Earth Observing System Data Information System    [Information]
ESIP >Earth Science Information Partners Program    [Information]
TRMM >Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission Project    [Information]


Use Constraints
Please credit NASA TRMM office when using this imagery.


Keywords
Hurricane Rita
Meteorological Disasters
Hurricane Damage
Satellite Imagery
Rainfall


Data Set Progress
IN WORK


Originating Center
NASA/GSFC


Data Center
Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission, Mesoscale Atmospheric Processes, Laboratory for Atmospheres, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://trmm.gsfc.nasa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: BRAD FISHER
Phone: 301-286-8912
Email: bradford.l.fisher at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA
Goddard Space Flight Center
Mailstop 613.1
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA



Distribution
Distribution_Media: Online
Fees: No fees


Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA


HAROLD PIERCE
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: Harold.F.Pierce at nasa.gov



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-01-24

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