dropwindsonde

dropwindsonde

[‚dräp′wind‚sänd]
(engineering)
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1993: The kinematic structure of Hurricane Gloria (1985) determined from nested analyses of dropwindsonde and Doppler radar data.
Nakazawa, 2011: The impact of dropwindsonde observations on typhoon track forecasts in DOTSTAR and T-PARC.
Later, during the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Synoptic Flow Experiment between 1982 and 1996, aircraft-based dropwindsonde observations were targeted around the TC in regions based on synoptic reasoning (Burpee et al.
2014: The impact of targeted dropwindsonde observations on tropical cyclone intensity forecasts of four weak systems during PREDICT.
Howard, 2013: The impact of dropwindsonde and supplemental rawinsonde observations on track forecasts for Hurricane Irene (2011).
Two WC-130J "Hurricane Hunter" aircraft were operated by the Air Force Reserve Command 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron from Guam, and an Astra jet aircraft was operated by the Dropwindsonde Observations for Typhoon Surveillance near the Taiwan Region (DOTSTAR) program (Wu et al.