2014 PMM Science Team Meeting Summary from the Earth Observer, November 2014

Ellen Gray
Document Description

This excerpt from the November 2014 edition of The Earth Observer provides a summary of the activities at the PMM Science Team Meeting which took place from August 4 - 7, 2014. The PMM program supports scientific research, algorithm development, and ground-based validation activities for the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) and the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory that launched on February 27, 2014. The meeting opened with a special memorial session dedicated to Arthur Hou, the former GPM Project Scientist, who passed away November 20, 2013. Hou’s friends and colleagues remembered him as an exceptional scientist and leader who was able to build and navigate the international relationships that got the GPM mission off the ground.