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Browse Remote Sensing Resources

Browse Remote Sensing Resources

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'Towers in the Tempest' is a 4.5 minute narrated animation that explains recent scientific insights into how hurricanes intensify. This intensification can be caused by a phenomenon called a 'hot tower'.
Sea Surface Temperature, Salinity and Density
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The animations in this group show the long-term average sea surface temperature, the long term average sea surface salinity, and the the long term average sea surface density.
NASA Scientists Research Global Precipitation
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This animation of global precipitation from the Global Precipitation Climatology Project (GPCP) cycles through climatology data for each month of the year and then repeats the cycle twice.
Aquarius Ocean Circulation
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Ocean circulation plays a key role in distributing solar energy and maintaining climate, by moving heat from Earth's equator to the poles. Aquarius salinity data, combined with data from other sensors, will give us a clearer picture of how the ocean works
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Learn how scientists use a satellite called CERES to study the clouds and monitor Earth's climate changes.
GPM satellite and constellation
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Part 3 of a 4 part webquest that teaches the basics of precipitation science and technology. Prepares students for the GPM Anime Contest.
Graph showing the distribution of Earth's freshwater resources
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This classroom activity (originally developed for the GPM Poster) will teach students about the value of Earth's freshwater resources and how important it is to study how water is transferred and stored.
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.
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.

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