GHRC News & Features

06/15/2018 - 14:37

The NASA Global Hydrology Resource Center (GHRC) DAAC published the GPM Ground Validation Airborne Precipitation Radar 3rd Generation (APR-3) OLYMPEX V2 dataset (http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/GPMGV/OLYMPEX/APR3/DATA201). This dataset was collected from November 12, 2015 to December 19, 2015 during the GPM Ground Validation Olympic Mountains Experiment (OLYMPEX) field campaign held in the Pacific Northwest. This dataset is version -2 (V2) of the APR-3, an enhanced and upgraded instrument derived from the APR-2 used in previous field campaigns. APR-3 has the addition of W-band measurement capability, and...

06/12/2018 - 14:03

The NASA Global Hydrology Resource Center (GHRC) DAAC published the GPM Ground Validation CAX1 Radar RB5 format OLYMPEX dataset (http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/GPMGV/OLYMPEX/XPOL/DATA201). This dataset consists of radar parameters, such as radar reflectivity, Doppler velocity, Doppler width, Differential reflectivity, and signal quality index, provided on a 0.4 to 1.0 km spatial resolution within the OLYMPEX field campaign study region in the state of Washington. These data were obtained for the GPM Ground Validation OLYMPEX field campaign by the SELEX Meteor 60DX10 Compact Weather (CAX1)...

05/23/2018 - 21:55

The NASA Global Hydrology Resource Center (GHRC) DAAC published the GPM Ground Validation GOES 14 Visible and Infrared Images IPHEx dataset (http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/GPMGV/IPHEX/GOES14/DATA101). This dataset contains visible and infrared images from the GOES 14 Imager collected during the Integrated Precipitation and Hydrology Experiment (IPHEx) field campaign in the southeast region of the United States. The GPM Ground Validation GOES 14 IPHEx dataset files are available in PNG format at 1 minute intervals, for all dates between May 8, 2014 and May 24, 2014.

05/23/2018 - 21:52

The NASA Global Hydrology Resource Center (GHRC) DAAC published the GPM Ground Validation Global Satellite Mapping of Precipitation (GSMaP) IFloodS dataset (http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/GPMGV/IFLOODS/TMI/DATA201). This dataset consists of rainfall rate estimates from the GSMaP project. The GSMaP global rain rate maps are derived by a collection of algorithms that utilize microwave (MW) radiometer data and geostationary Infrared (IR) data. The GSMaP Precipitation data product is provided on a 0.1 degree spatial resolution every hour and was made available for use during the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Ground...

05/22/2018 - 16:27

The NASA Global Hydrology Resource Center (GHRC) DAAC published the GPM Ground Validation GOES 15 Visible and Infrared Images OLYMPEX dataset (http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/GPMGV/OLYMPEX/GOES15/DATA101). This dataset contains visible and infrared images from the GOES 15 Imager during the GPM Ground Validation Olympic Mountains Experiment (OLYMPEX) field campaign held in the Pacific Northwest. The GOES 15 images are available for all dates between November 5, 2015 and May 1, 2016 at 15 minute intervals. The GPM Ground Validation GOES 15 OLYMPEX dataset files are available in PNG format.

05/21/2018 - 14:42

The NASA Global Hydrology Resource Center (GHRC) DAAC published the GPM Ground Validation Albert Head (AHD) Ground Meteorological Station (MET) OLYMPEX (http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/GPMGV/OLYMPEX/METSTATION/DATA101). This dataset consists of precipitation rate, reflectivity, pressure, temperature, relative humidity, wind speed, and wind direction data which were measured by the MET station instruments operated by the Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) and located in Albert Head, B.C., Canada. The MET station was comprised of a Vaisala FD12P Visibility Sensor, an OTT Parsivel2 Present Weather Sensor,...

05/21/2018 - 10:37

The NASA Global Hydrology Resource Center (GHRC) DAAC published the GPM Ground Validation GOES 13 Visible and Infrared Images IPHEx dataset (http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/GPMGV/IPHEX/GOES13/DATA101). This dataset contains visible and infrared images in 3 sizes (FULL, CONUS, and EXT) obtained from the GOES 13 Imager during the Integrated Precipitation and Hydrology Experiment (IPHEx) field campaign that took place in the southeast region of the United States. This collection of GOES 13 images are available at 30 minute (EXT and CONUS) and 3 hour (FULL) intervals for dates between May 1, 2014 and...

05/17/2018 - 16:03

The Global Hydrology Resource Center (GHRC) DAAC published the GPM Ground Validation Upper Air Radiosonde OLYMPEX dataset (http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/GPMGV/OLYMPEX/RADIOSONDES/DATA101). This dataset was collected from October 28, 2015 through January 16, 2016 during the GPM Ground Validation Olympic Mountain Experiment (OLYMPEX) held on the Olympic Peninsula in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Radiosondes were released from 5 locations: 3 in US - KSLE, KUIL, and NPOL site; and 2 in Canada - ECCC instrument site and CYZT.   A total of 651 radiosondes...

05/14/2018 - 14:52

GHRC has published the GPM Ground Validation National Mosaic and Multi-Sensor QPE (NMQ) System IFloodS (http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/GPMGV/IFLOODS/NMQ/DATA101). This dataset contains quality control products, real time rain rate estimates, hourly precipitation rate estimates, and three-dimensional reflectivity products. These data products are also referred to as Multi-Radar Multi-Sensor Precipitation Reanalysis for Satellite Validation (MRMS) product and were created using the NOAA NMQ System which ingests Weather Surveillance Radar 88 Doppler (WSR-88D) radar data, Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model analysis fields, and...

05/01/2018 - 16:18

The GHRC published the GPM Ground Validation Snow Depth Monitoring System OLYMPEX dataset (http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/GPMGV/OLYMPEX/SNOWTUBE/DATA101). This dataset consists of snow depth, temperature, and relative humidity measurements which were collected using snow depth poles, time lapse cameras, temperature/relative humidity sensors, and manual snow surveys.  This dataset was collected during the GPM Ground Validation Olympic Mountain Experiment (OLYMPEX) held on the Olympic Peninsula in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. The analyzed data files are available in netCDF-3 data...

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