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Using Satellites to Track Water
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Faisal Hossain, a civil and environmental engineering professor at Tennessee Technological University, uses NASA satellite data to help Bangladeshi authorities monitor their water resources and prepare for water-related disasters.
Screenshot from water vapor animation
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Water vapor - and with it energy - is carried around the globe by weather systems. This satellite image shows the distribution of water vapor over Africa and the Atlantic Ocean.
Screenshot from the water cycle animation
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This flash animation takes viewers through four aspects of the water cycle: rain, water storage, vapor, and clouds.
Imagery of climate change including wildfires, dry land, and a hurricane from space
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View the latest data on the vital signs of the planet, including arctic sea ice levels, carbon dioxide, sea levels, global temperature and land ice.
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An educational outreach program allowing middle school students to take pictures of our Earth from a digital camera on board the International Space Station. Educators must register in order to participate in EarthKAM missions and request photos of Earth.
Thumbnail for GPM Constellation vidoe
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Animation that demonstrates the global coverage of the GPM Constellation of satellites.
Thumbnail for the create a sphere resource
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An activity in which students will cut and fold paper to create a 3D sphere which displays precipitation climatology.
A NASA engineer removing the DPR from its shipping container
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Engineers from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. oversee the arrival and unpacking of the dual-frequency Precipitation Radar.

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