Short Name:
dc8mms

CAMEX-3 DC-8 METEOROLOGICAL MEASUREMENT SYSTEM (MMS) V1

The CAMEX-3 Meteorological Measurement System (MMS) dataset consists of atmospheric parameters measured by the MMS instruments aboard NASA DC-8 aircraft. The MMS consists of three major systems: an air-motion sensing system to measure air velocity with respect to the aircraft, an aircraft-motion sensing system to measure the aircraft velocity with respect to the Earth, and a data acquisition system to sample, process, and record the measured quantities. The MMS dataset consits of atmospheric pressure, temperature, and wind measurements collected during the CAMEX-3 mission to study hurricanes over the land and ocean in the U.S Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, and Western Atlantic Ocean.

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