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NOAA WP-3D Off Coast of Ireland in February 2020
February 14, 2020
Media: Article

NOAA "hurricane hunter" aircraft is helping NOAA calibrate and validate data collected by weather satellite sensors.

NOAA WP-3D Off Coast of Ireland in February 2020
February 12, 2020
Media: Image
October 5, 2016 to October 18, 2016
NOAA Ship Nancy Foster is supporting a mission to validate data from the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS), one of the key instruments onboard the Suomi National Polar-Orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP...
December 2, 2015 to December 13, 2015
This is a NOAA National Calibration Center project.
January 12, 2016 to February 12, 2016
This is a NOAA Satellite and Information Service project to validate satellite measurements of ocean surface wind speeds using specialized equipment on board the aircraft.
NOAA Hurricane Hunter Flight Director at His Station
January 30, 2016
Media: Article

A NOAA hurricane hunter aircraft is battling North Atlantic winds to help improve satellite data.

Dive Unit
Diving Unit Supervisor: LT Eric T. Johnson CDR (401-439-7848) Location: College Park, MD Website:
March 18, 2013
Media: Video
Radio from aircraft: “John, how far north are we going to be going on the, uh, northbound track?” “108 miles north of the eye”“Ok – great.” NARRATOR:The job of a hurricane hunter is not for the faint at heart. These brave...

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