NOAA Hydrometeorological Testbed Program

SSM/I satellite composite image of integrated water vapor

SSM/I satellite composite image showing the subtropical reservoir of enhanced integrated water vapor (IWV) and an atmospheric river pointed at California's coast, where NOAA and partners are conducting the Hydrometeorological Testbed (HMT) experiments to improve hydrologic and weather forecasts in the region.

 
HMT deployment in 2005.

HMT deployment in 2005.

 
Future HMT deployment in the American River Basin.

Future HMT deployment in the American River Basin.

New England Air Quality Study - Northeastern U.S. New England Air Quality and Temperature Forecasting Pilot Study - Northeastern U.S. CRYSTAL-FACE - Florida Bay Regional Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment - Tampa Bay International H2O Project - Midwest Region Soil Moisture Experiment - Midwest Region International Transport and Chemical Transformation - West Coast Pacific Jets Experiment - West Coast Steller's Sea Lion Study - Alaska ETL - Boulder, Colorado Cold Land Processes Experiment - Colorado