Gulf Science Monitor
NOAA Ships, Planes & Assets

Ships | Aircraft | Satellites | Gliders | Floats

Aircraft

DeHavilland Twin Otter DHC-6 N46RF, N56RF, N57RF


Marine mammal surveys, multispectral scanning/oil density-thickness.


Gulfstream IV NR49RF - "Gonzo"


May 18-21, 2010 mission: collected 63 profiles of temperature using 63 AXBTs.


King Air BE-350ER


WP-3D Orion (NR42RF) - "Hurricane Hunter"


May 8 - July 24, 2010

Research on the Gulf of Mexico Loop Current. Collected 15 profiles of salinity and 297 profiles of temperature (312 total) using 272 AXBTs and 25 AXCTDs:


WP-3D Orion (NR43RF) - "Hurricane Hunter"


June 8 and 10, 2010

Air quality monitoring near the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Final Report:

DeHavilland Twin Otter

DeHavilland Twin Otter DHC-6 N46RF, N56RF, N57RF

DeHavilland Twin Otter

King Air BE-350ER

Lockheed WP-3D Orion WP-3D Orion (NR42RF) - "Hurricane Hunter"