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Three lightning bolts strike above Washington DC - by Brian Allen
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Part 2 of a 4 part webquest that teaches the basics of precipitation science and technology. Prepares students for the GPM Anime Contest.
GPM Poster showing the GPM core observatory and constellation satellites
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This poster for the Global Precipitation Measurement mission (GPM) shows the GPM Core Observatory and constellation satellites on the front, and GPM information and educational activities on the back.
Front page of lithograph showing the GPM core
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An informational lithograph / handout which shows images of the GPM Core Observatory and constellation satellites, and explains the goals and methods of the GPM mission.
Front of GPM droplet handout
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Educational handout in the shape of a raindrop. The front shows a diagram of the water cycle, and the back has information about GPM and facts about water.
Landslide in the Philippine village of Guinsaugon,
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This article explains how NASA scientists use TRMM satellite rainfall data to help predict and prepare for landslides.
Dr. Dalia Kirschbaum
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Interview with Dr. Dalia Kirschbaum, research physical scientist and GPM Applications Scientist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
World Droughts From 2005 to 2009 Versus Where Crops are Grown
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Using data from various satellites, these images show maps of the location of world droughts compared to where crops are grown.
Screenshot from solar deployment test
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This and other similar tests will verify the deployment function of the GPM Core Observatory solar arrays in ambient condition.
Screenshot of Irene
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Hurricane Irene's impact in New England shows that tropical cyclones can greatly affect regions outside the view of TRMM. The GPM mission will build upon TRMM's legacy by examining a larger swath of Earth with more sensitive instruments.
Safe water thumbnail
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Over one billion people lack access to safe drinking water worldwide. What can be done? Learn more about this problem and explore possible solutions.

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