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Snow on the Ground, Satellites Overhead

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ADMIRARI on the ground with Citation overhead

Chris Kidd is a hydrologist at Goddard Space Flight Center. This week he is at the CARE site in Ontario and writes to us about this week's flights.


Although the excitement of the lake-effect snow last weekend was welcome, in contrast this week was somewhat benign. There were a number of good opportunities identified in the model forecasts that didn’t really materialize, leaving us with a number of, although marginal, still useful events.

GPM Leaders at the JAXA DPR Press Release

GPM Leads at the JAXA DPR Press Release, standing behind a model of the GPM Core
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GPM leaders shaking hands at the JAXA DPR press release event.

They are standing in front of a model of the GPM Core Observatory.

From left to right:

  • Dr. Arthur Hou, GPM Project Scientist at NASA
  • Candace Carlisle, GPM Deputy Project Manager at NASA
  • Mr. Massahiro Kojima, GPM DPR Program Manager at JAXA
  • Dr. Toshio Iguchi, Executive Director of Remote Sensing at Japan's National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)

Scientists in front of the DPR

Scientists standing in front of the DPR
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GPM scientists standing in front of the completed Dual-frequency Precipitation Radar.

From left to right:

  • Dr. Toshio Iguchi, Executive Director of Remote Sensing at Japan's National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)
  • Mr. Massahiro Kojima, GPM DPR Program Manager at JAXA
  • Candace Carlisle, GPM Deputy Project Manager at NASA
  • Dr. Arthur Hou, GPM Project Scientist at NASA

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