Monthly Archives: February 2016

Four Aircraft Tracks Flying the NOAA El Nino Rapid Response (ENRR) 21-22 Feb

Four aircraft tracks flying the NOAA El Nino Rapid Response (ENRR) with NOAA SHOUT missions simultaneously over a vast area of the Eastern Pacific Ocean 21-22 February for the second time this week. In an example of exceptional interagency cooperation, … Continue reading

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Global Hawk UAS Takes Off at 0717 PT 21 Feb for SHOUT ENRR Science Flight #3

Dropsonde 17 is launched from the Global Hawk over the Eastern Pacific. Photo from the Nose Camera.

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NOAA SHOUT Team Briefs the NASA’s AERO Institute

​SHOUT’s Principle Investigator, Dr. Gary Wick, PhD., briefed the NASA AERO Institute on February 18th. The AERO Institute is a consortium of Federal, state and local governments, industry, and academia partners with the common goal to enhance the current Science, … Continue reading

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Four Aircraft Tracks Flying the NOAA El Nino Rapid Response (ENRR) 15-16 Feb

​ Four aircraft tracks flying the NOAA El Nino Rapid Response (ENRR) with NOAA SHOUT missions simultaneously over a vast area of the Eastern Pacific Ocean 15-16 February for the first time. In an example of exceptional interagency cooperation, four … Continue reading

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Global Hawk Completes SHOUT ENRR Science Flight #2 on February 16th

Global Hawk IR-Cam image as the aircraft approaches the West Coast in the pre-dawn hours of February 16th at 63,000′ (D.Fratello). The SHOUT ENRR Team completed a 24.5 hour event in support of the NOAA El Nino Rapid Response effort.

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NCAR’s Terry Hock Gives Thumbs Up During SHOUT ENRR Science Flight #2

Terry Hock, Lead Engineer for AVAPS: Gives thumbs up during Feb 15-16 Global Hawk flight (22 sondes were launched). (Pic: John "JC" Coffey) AVAPS — Advanced Vertical Atmospheric Profiling System developed by NCAR, deploys dozens of dropsondes at altitudes up … Continue reading

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Global Hawk Preflighted for SHOUT ENRR Science Flight #2 February 15th

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