GHRC News & Features

06/12/2018 - 14:03

Sample browse imageThe 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...

05/23/2018 - 21:55

Sample browse imageThe 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.

05/22/2018 - 16:27

Sample browse imageThe 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...

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...

05/21/2018 - 10:37

Sample browse imageThe 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...

05/17/2018 - 16:03

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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...

05/14/2018 - 14:52

IFloodS logoGHRC 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...

05/01/2018 - 16:18

Sample image taken by the team on Mt. HopperThe 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...

04/30/2018 - 16:17

 

The GHRC published the GPM Ground Validation Airborne Snow Observatory (ASO) OLYMPEX dataset (http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/GPMGV/OLYMPEX/LIDAR/DATA101). This dataset consists of snow depth, bare earth surface, land surface classification and a Red, Green, Blue (RGB) composite  image, provided at 3 m spatial resolution during the GPM Ground Validation Olympic Mountains Experiment (OLYMPEX) field campaign held in the Pacific Northwest. These data were collected by a Riegl Q1560 scanning LiDAR and an ITRES CASI-1500 imaging spectrometer, both part of the NASA Airborne Snow Observatory (ASO), during two separate periods, February 8-9, 2016 and March 29-30, 2016.  A previous September 2014 flight was used to obtain no-snow measurements used for deriving snow depth. The...

04/27/2018 - 10:06

 

The GHRC published the GPM Ground Validation NASA S-Band Dual-Polarimetric (NPOL) Doppler Radar Wallops Flight Facility (WFF) dataset (http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/GPMGV/WFF/NPOL/DATA101). This dataset consists of rain rate, reflectivity, Doppler velocity, and other radar measurements obtained from the NPOL doppler radar positioned at the Wallops Flight Facility (WFF) in support of the Global Precipitation Mission (GPM). NPOL was developed by  scientists at WFF and is a fully transportable and self-contained S-band (10 cm), scanning dual-polarimetric Doppler research radar that was placed near Newark, Maryland between GPM GV missions. Data files are available from December 6, 2013 thru April 28, 2017 in Universal Format (UF), with browse files in PNG format containing...

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