First GARP Global Experiment (FGGE) Records

The First GARP Global Experiment (FGGE) was an intensive period of meteorological observations that took place in 1978-1979. The FGGE digital collection consists of a handful of newsletters from the multinational project.


FGGE News No. 11
FGGE News No. 11
This issue of FGGE News aims to provide initial information to groups or individuals for the planning of their subsequent research and to convey research opportunities available through NASA, NOAA, and NSF. Articles include: outline of U.S. FGGE research areas, first GARP objective, second GARP objective, procedures for proposal submissions, and a questionnaire.
FGGE News No. 12
FGGE News No. 12
This issue of FGGE News includes articles on: D-Day, satellite update: TIROS-N, NIMBUS-G, SEASAT-A, U.S.S.R. polar satellites, and FGGE- special effort to improve selected data sets.
FGGE News No. 13
FGGE News No. 13
This issue of FGGE News includes articles on: first FGGE Special Observing Period (SOP-1), geostationary satellite systems, research satellite, aircraft dropwindsondes, Southern Hemisphere drifting buoys system, tropical wind observing ships, tropical constant level balloons, World Weather Watch (WWW) systems, automated aircraft reports, end-to-end test, and a publication and information update.
FGGE News No. 14
FGGE News No. 14
This issue of FGGE News aims to provide a brief overview and initial assessment of the efforts of the Operational Year and indicate future efforts associated with FGGE. Articles cover: overview of FGGE operations, data processing, summaries, and alternate data formats, initial assessment of FGGE, proposal submissions, and scientific meetings.
FGGE News No. 15
FGGE News No. 15
This issue of FGGE News includes articles covering the availability of FGGE data and visiting scientists program.
FGGE News No. 16
FGGE News No. 16
This issue of FGGE News includes articles covering: FGGE operational year completed, restructured FGGE level II-B data subsets, creation of a final FGGE level II-B data set, status of level III-B data sets, international conference on early results of FGGE and the large-scale aspects of the GARP monsoon experiments, summer monsoon satellite wind atlas and a call for contributions to next Working Group on Numerical Experimentation (WGNE) report.
FGGE News No. 17
FGGE News No. 17
This issue of FGGE News includes articles covering: FGGE build-up year completed, U.S. restructured FGGE level II-B data subsets completed, status of level III-B data sets, FGGE level II-C data set, FGGE data catalog, proposal submissions, and scientific meetings.