The DOMEX project was funded through the AGS Division at the (U.S.) National Science Foundation with advice from Brad Smull. The King Air participation was funded through the NSF deployment pool. The Yale staff were supported by a grant to Yale University (0930356). The installation of instruments in Dominica was assisted by the Forestry Division (David Williams, Ashton Lugay), Met Office (Marshall Alexander), Agriculture (Rickey Brumant), Fisheries (Andrew Magloire, Derrick Theophile), and the Environmental Coordinating Unit (Collin Guiste), Grand Fond School (Mrs. Verna Frederick), and Springfield Plantation (Nancy Osler). A camera and disdrometer were installed at Rosalie Bay Resort (Jan Neel, Ravey Sanchez). The disdrometer was loaned to us by Sandra Yuter. The Ports Authority (Benoit Bardouille) gave permission for flight operations over the island. On Martinique, Météo-France supported DOMEX in several ways including surface and radar data, daily weather briefings, extra 0000 UTC soundings, and office space. Thanks to Patrick Van Grunderbeeck, Daniele Carnino, Christian Massip, Niels Oger, Eloi Regina, and others. The Wyoming King Air staff (Larry Oolman, Brett Wadsworth, Ahmad Bandani, Sam Haimov, and others) provided a high level of support to the project. The aircraft and the airborne instruments worked reliably and the staff helped to solve several problems regarding instrument selection, flight track design, ATC clearances, and variable weather conditions. Larry Bonneau at the Yale Center for Earth Observation helped with satellite images, maps, and webcam installation. Greg Stossmeister and Glenn Randers-Pehrson assisted with GOES image archiving and animation. Bill Boos made useful suggestions for the research. Sigrid R.-P. Smith assisted with logistics.
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