This work has been sponsored by a grant from the NOAA Climate Program Office on “Atlantic basin tropical cyclone database reanalysis and impact of incomplete sampling.” The authors wish to thank the remainder of the NHC Best-Track Change Committee (Eric Blake, Todd Kimberlain, Richard Pasch, Gladys Rubio, and Eric Uhlhorn) for their comments and detailed suggestions leading to the final revisions to Camille’s best track (the third author on this paper is the chair of the committee). Sandy Delgado provided the revised track map for Camille. Special thanks to Scott Stephens and Gregory Hammer of National Climate Data Center for providing copies of the original archived WSR-57 radar imagery for Camille. Special thanks also Trish Nugent, C. A., special collections and archives coordinator, Monroe Library, Loyola University, New Orleans, for providing access to the Nash Roberts Camille archive papers. Thanks to Hugh Willoughby for assisting with the 901-mb sonde analysis. Many thanks to Louis M. Kyriakoudes, Ph.D., director of the Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage at the University of Southern Mississippi, for directly providing scans of the 1984 Camille interviews. Many thanks to William E. (Eddie) Coleman of the Hancock County Historical Society for providing the post-Camille photo of the Breath home. Thanks also are provided to Gloria Aversano, the NHC librarian, for tirelessly tracking down additional sources in support of this reanalysis. Alex Fierro, Dan Lindsey, Bobbi Schwarz-Biederman, Kevin Tyle, and Ryan Wade all provided a scanned version of Camille’s infrared image that was on the front cover of the September 1971 Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. Maritza Ballester graciously provided Cuban archive information from Camille, including scanned hand-drawn synoptic maps. Finally, Eric Blake, Sandy Delgado, and Eric Uhlhorn provided helpful reviews of an earlier version of this paper. The first author would also like to acknowledge her advisor, Prof. Haiyan Jiang.
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