El Niño Rapid Response field campaign wraps this weekMarch 28, 2016by Barb DeLuisi (NOAA) and Karin Vergoth (CIRES)
Flight tracks of NOAA G-IV and NASA Global Hawk, January 21 — March 10, 2016
El Niño Rapid Response field campaign wraps this week
March 28, 2016by Barb DeLuisi (NOAA) and Karin Vergoth (CIRES)
The NOAA-led El Niño Rapid Response field campaign wraps this week, after nearly two months in the tropical Pacific studying the 2015–16 El Niño and gathering data to improve weather forecasts thousands of miles away.
As it winds down, check out a related blog post and story on the field campaign:
- The El Niño Rapid Response Campaign: Monitoring the 2015–16 El Niño from the land, sea, and air by Amy Solomon and Gil Compo
- Researchers ride atmospheric river to help improve forecasts — El Niño-driven atmospheric river brings much needed rain to the American west coast
Stay tuned for posts about the final days on Kiritimati and a final report from the field campaign!