NEWS AN D Notes NOA A Scientists Fly in High Wind s over North aircraft operated and managed by the Aircraft Opera- Atlanti c to Test Satellite Instruments tions Center (AOC) at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida. AOC is part of the Office of NOAA A team of scientists conducted experiments aboard a "hurricane hunter" aircraft that flew out of St. John's, Corps Operations, composed of civilians and commis- Newfoundland , in February, the Commerce sioned officers. Department's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Ad- Ne w Terra Spacecraft t o Study Globa l Climatic ministration (NOAA) announced. an d Environmental Changes in New The goal of the experiments was to improve mea- Millenniu m surements of ocean surface wind speed and direction taken by satellite sensors that will be used by NOAA. "Terra," in honor of our planet's mythical Mother Earth, is the name the National Aeronautical and Space "The satellite instruments, known as scatterometers, Administration (NASA) has chosen for the first in its provide wind speed data that are used in marine fore- casts and numerical weather prediction models," said series of Earth Observing System satellites. The Terra principal investigator Paul Chang, from NOAA's Na- spacecraft will
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society – American Meteorological Society
Published: Apr 1, 1999
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