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Aircraft Operations

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April 19, 2016 to May 21, 2016
NOAA Lockheed WP-3D Orion N43RF is supporting NASA's Operation IceBridge, an airborne survey of polar ice. IceBridge’s readings of the thickness of sea ice and its snow cover have helped scientists improve forecasts for the...
A NOAA WP-3D Orion aircraft on a snowy ramp in Greenland
May 13, 2016
Media: Article

"Miss Piggy" may be used to flying into hurricanes, but she is still in her element as she supports a NASA ice study in the Arctic.

A NOAA WP-3D Orion aircraft on a snowy ramp in Greenland
May 13, 2016
Media: Image
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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.
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October 1, 2015 to November 30, 2015
NOAA Lockheed WP-3D Orion N43RF supports tropical cyclone surveillance and research in support of the National Hurricane Center and the NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory's Hurricane Research Division.
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October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016
NOAA's Beechcraft King Air 350 CER supports the National Geodetic Survey's (NGS) Coastal Mapping Program, part of NGS's Remote Sensing Division, and conducts aerial photography in support of emergency response efforts.
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January 16, 2016 to February 28, 2016
NOAA's Gulfstream IV-SP is supporting a major field campaign to determine key mechanisms affecting El Niño's impacts on the U.S. and their implications for improving NOAA's observational systems, models and predictions. The...
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October 1, 2015 to November 15, 2015
NOAA's Gulfstream IV-SP supports tropical cyclone surveillance and research in support of the National Hurricane Center and the NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory's Hurricane Research Division.
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February 7, 2016 to May 14, 2016
This project supports the National Geodetic Survey's (NGS) Coastal Mapping Program, part of NGS's Remote Sensing Division.
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December 1, 2015 to May 31, 2016
This project supports the NOAA Fisheries Service's North Atlantic Right Whale Sighting Survey. 

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