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International GPM Mission Data Goes Public

The most accurate and comprehensive collection of rain, snowfall and other types of precipitation data ever assembled now is available to the public. This new resource for climate studies, weather forecasting, and other applications is based on observations by the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory, a joint mission of NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), with contributions from a constellation of international partner satellites.

Read more and see a video describing a data visualization of a storm over the eastern U.S. observe on March 17, 2014 (still image below):
http://www.nasa.gov/press/2014/september/international-global-precipitation-measurement-mission-data-goes-public/


Image credit: NASA/JAXA
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