COSEE Ocean Systems: News
NASA's Global Hawk mission begins with flight to Hurricane Leslie
Description: NASA has begun its latest hurricane science field campaign by flying an unmanned Global Hawk aircraft over Hurricane Leslie in the Atlantic Ocean during a day-long flight from California to Virginia. The primary objective of this Global Hawk is to describe the interaction of tropical disturbances and cyclones with the hot, dry and dusty air that moves westward off the Saharan desert and appears to affect the ability of storms to form and intensify. [Source: NASA]
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Source: NASA
Publish Date: 10/1/2012
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