COSEE Ocean Systems: News
NOAA deploys high-tech plane to improve winter storm forecasts
Description: Data collected over the north Pacific Ocean the next two months by a highly specialized NOAA jet aircraft will improve North American winter storm forecasts.Scientists aboard NOAA's twin-engine Gulfstream IV-SP aircraft, typically used to study hurricanes, will measure wind speed and direction, pressure, temperature and humidity in areas of the Pacific where North American storms breed and where taking measurements is difficult and data is sparse. [Source: NOAA News]
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Source: NOAA News
Publish Date: 1/14/2013
Reading Level: Basic
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