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GPM Original Resources

This is a collection of all of the original videos and educational resources that have been developed by the GPM staff.

TRMM at 15: The Reign of Rain
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This video celebrates the 15th anniversary of the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM). Project Scientist Scott Braun looks back at TRMM's legacy and a few of the major scientific milestones the satellite has helped achieved.
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.
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.
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.
Farmers in a field in Pakistan
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Students will learn about how NASA’s Earth observing satellites are helping us better understand Earth’s freshwater resources and help farmers with agriculture.
Farmers in a field in Pakistan
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Students will learn about how NASA’s Earth observing satellites are helping us better understand Earth’s freshwater resources and help farmers with agriculture.
Farmers in a field in Pakistan
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Students will learn about how NASA’s Earth observing satellites are helping us better understand Earth’s freshwater resources and help farmers with agriculture.
Satellite image of a hurricane.
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Use this iQuest to find out about predictions for the 2019 hurricane season and discover how hurricanes form. You will also learn how NASA satellite data is being used to help predict, monitor, and respond to these deadly storms.
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This lesson uses cubes as a way to graph precipitation data to compare the precipitation averages and seasonal patterns for several different locations. There are several variations to accommodate various ages and ability levels.
OLYMPEX Advanced Data Analysis Exercise
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This data exercise has students look up precipitation ground data and satellite data for a site in Washington State and do a comparison using a data table and a graph. The activity is expected to take about 45 minutes.

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