TRMM Senior Review Proposal 2007
"Enclosed is the 2007 TRMM Senior Review proposal in response to NASA's request. We are very excited about the continuation of the TRMM mission.
The first-time use of both active and passive microwave instruments and the precessing, low inclination orbit (35 degrees) have made TRMM the world's foremost satellite for the study of precipitation and associated storms and climate processes in the tropics. TRMM has met and exceeded its original goal of advancing our understanding of the distribution of tropical rainfall and its relation to the global water/energy cycles and weather..."