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Who uses the information GPM provides?

GPM data is primarily used by operational forecasters, but the information also benefits numerical weather prediction models, climate prediction patterns, water resource management, crop monitoring, disaster response and preparation, and other research applications. In addition, scientists use GPM data to advance our understanding of precipitation and advance our understanding of Earth's water and energy cycle.  

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