CloudSat Tropical Cyclone Product (2D-TC)

Tropical Cyclone NIDA - WPAC // Granule 19103 // 2009/11/30
The CloudSat Tropical Cyclone Product (2D-TC) is a compilation of CloudSat cloud profiling radar (CPR) overpasses of Tropical Cyclones (TC’s) from each basin (Atlantic, East Pacific, Central Pacific, West Pacific, Southern Hemisphere and Indian Ocean) within 1000 km of the TC center.  Each TC overpass contains TC center latitude, longitude, minimum distance from TC center, estimated maximum wind speed, estimated minimum sea level pressure, sea surface temperature and wind shear at varying levels in the atmosphere.   Additional CloudSat level 2B, level 2C, level AUX and Year of Tropical Convection (YOTC) products are subsetted to the time of each TC overpass.
 

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Product Image Examples

Tropical Cyclone CHOI-WAN - WPAC // Granule 17996 // 2009/09/15
Tropical Cyclone BILL - ATL // Granule 17611 // 2009/08/19
Tropical Cyclone BILL - ATL // Granule 17655 // 2009/08/22
Tropical Cyclone KAJIKI - WPAC // Granule 7875 // 2007/10/21
Tropical Cyclone DURIAN - WPAC // Granule 3165 // 2006/12/01
Tropical Cyclone HELENE - ATL // Granule 2188 // 2006/09/25
Tropical Cyclone JOHN - EPAC // Granule 1805 // 2006/08/30
Tropical Cyclone ILEANA - EPAC // Granule 1711 // 2006/08/23
Tropical Cyclone PRAPIROON - WPAC // Granule 1359 // 2006/08/02