Global Hydrology Resource Center (GHRC) | Collaboration between NASA MSFC and The University of Alabama in Huntsville

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  • 2015 Highlights

    2015 Highlights - GHRC Accomplishments and Annual Report from 2015

  • "Profiles in Intensity"

    Earthdata's Agnieszka Gautier has written an article called "Profiles in intensity" describing how NASA's Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) field campaign observations are being used to gain more insight into the intensity and convection structures of tropical storms. GHRC serves as an archive for HS3 data.

  • LANCE SWE imagery available in NASA Worldview

    Snow water equivalent (SWE) imagery is now available in NASA Worldview from the NASA Land Atmosphere Near real-time Capability for EOS (LANCE) Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer 2 (AMSR2) processing element. LANCE AMSR2 is a component of the AMSR Science Investigator-led Processing System (SIPS) at the GHRC DAAC. This NASA Worldview image shows snow in the Andes as seen from AMSR2 on August 25.

  • HyDRO

    We have improved HyDRO, our data discovery and access tool! The updated design improves the user experience in navigating search results to find all relevant dataset information, including metadata and documentation, browse imagery, inventory listing and download location.


The mission of the GHRC DAAC is to provide a comprehensive active archive of both data and knowledge augmentation services with a focus on hazardous weather, its governing dynamical and physical processes, and associated applications. Within this broad mandate, GHRC will focus on lightning, tropical cyclones and storm-induced hazards through integrated collections of satellite, airborne, and in-situ data sets.


GHRC publishes first HS3 dataset - HAMSR
GHRC has published its first HS3 dataset, Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) Global Hawk High...
GHRC tape archive system to be retired; migrating to spinning disk
GHRC Operations staff has completed migration of all datasets...
Version 2 of GCPEx MRR dataset and documentation published
GHRC has published Version 2 of the GPM Ground Validation Environment...
GHRC discusses data with HS3 HIWRAP PI
On 21 April 2015, the GHRC team met with Dr. Gerald Heymsfield, Principal Investigator for the HIWRAP instrument of...
New data server deployed; datasets available via new service
GHRC has deployed a new OPeNDAP / THREDDS Data Server as part of the...
LIS data processing information exchanged
GHRC provided information on LIS data processing and long term archive, presented by Jeanne Behnke at...
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