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Browse Societal Applications Resources

Browse Societal Applications Resources

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Celebrate the 50th anniversary of GPM with some new lesson plans about how people are using GPM precipitation data to improve lives around the world.
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.
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.
Using GPM and Other NASA EOS Data to Understand Vector-borne Disease
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In this webquest you will learn how vectors- like mosquitoes and ticks- can indeed cause sickness and in some cases even death. You will explore some resources to learn more about these diseases and how you can help with efforts to reduce them.
Earth Observations of Water eBook
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This web eBook, developed in collaboration with the World Bank Group, explores water on Earth and how NASA observes and measures it.
Assessing Drought in the United States
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This short animation from the Community Collaborative Rain Hail and Snow Network shows how decision makers use a variety of data and in-person reports to assess the drought conditions across the United States.
GPM Master Teachers and Pilot Teachers showed their students the data animation depicting six months of global precipitation, and asked their students to share their questions for NASA scientists about this new global portrait of rain and snow.
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GPM Master Teachers and Pilot Teachers showed their students the data animation depicting six months of global precipitation, and asked their students to share their questions for NASA scientists about this new global portrait of rain and snow.
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A visualization of data about California's drought, one of the most severe droughts on record.

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