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Browse Resources

Browse Resources

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.
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.
Monitoring Floods and Fires During the Summer of 2011
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See Landsat images before and after these natural disasters.
Diagram which illustrates active and passive remote sensing
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This diagram illustrates the differences between active and passive remote sensing.  TRMM and GPM rely on active and passive instruments to measure the properties of precipitation from space.
Diagram of the satellites that make up the GPM constellation
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Diagram of the multiple precipitation measurement satellites which comprise the GPM constellation.
A diagram of the water cycle provided by USGS
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A diagram of the water cycle showing evaporation, condensation, precipitation and more.