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Presentations and Posters Monday, November 1st Session 1: Programatics / PMM Business (Chair: A. Hou) 8:00 - 8:30 PMM Science A. Hou Download 8:30 - 8:50 TRMM Science S. Braun Download 8:50 - 9:10 GPM Project A. Azarbazin Download 9:10 - 9:30 PPS E. Stocker Download 9:30 - 9:50 X-Callibration Status T. Wilheit Download 9:50 - 10:10 Working Group Organization G. S.-Jackson Download Session 2: Partner Reports (Chair: C. Kummerow) 10:40 - 11:00 NOAA R. Ferraro Download 11:00 - 11:20 ESA Proposal: Polar Precipitation Mission C. Kidd / P. Joe Not Available 11:20 - 11:50 PPM related activities in
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Presentations Monday, March 18th Session 1: Programmatics (Chair: S. Braun/A. Hou) 8:00 – 8:05 NASA HQ PMM Welcome and Program Status R. Kakar Download 8:05 – 8:25 NASA HQ Perspective J. Kaye Not Available 8:25 – 8:45 NASA PMM Science A. Hou Download 8:45 – 9:05 NASA TRMM Science S. Braun Download 9:05 – 9:25 NASA GPM Project A. Azarbarzin Download 9:25 – 9:45 Precipitation Processing System (PPS) E. Stocker Download 10:15 – 10:35 JAXA TRMM/GPM Program Status R. Oki Download 10:35 – 10:55 JAXA TRMM Science Status Y. Takayabu Download 10:55 – 11:15 JAXA GPM Science Status K. Nakamura Download
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Presentations Tuesday, August 5th Session 1: Programmatics (Chair: S. Braun/G. Jackson) 8:00 - 8:05 NASA HQ PMM Welcome and Program Status R. Kakar 8:05 - 8:25 NASA HQ Perspective M. Freilich 8:25 - 8:45 NASA PMM Science G. Jackson 8:45 - 9:05 NASA TRMM Science S. Braun 9:05 - 9:20 NASA GPM Project and GMI Sensor Status A. Azarbarzin 9:20 - 9:40 Precipitation Processing System (PPS) E. Stocker 9:40 - 10:00 GPM’s Application Science and EPO D. Kirschbaum 10:30 - 10:45 JAXA TRMM/GPM Program Status R. Oki 10:45 - 11:00 DPR Sensor Status K. Furukawa 11:00 - 11:15 JAXA TRMM Science Status N
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Average Precipitation Daytime vs. Nighttime
During the summer, the U.S. Great Plains routinely experiences nighttime thunderstorms unlike anywhere else in the country. These large-scale storms—sometimes spanning entire states—account for more than 40 percent of annual rainfall in some areas. They can bring much-needed rain to farms and help recharge aquifers, but extremely severe events can also destroy fields, homes, and lives. Scientists have been studying the region for decades to learn the underpinnings of this distinct, repetitive weather pattern.
Maps showing the Average Precipitation Rate in Lake Victoria, Africa - Day vs. Night
Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa and an economic and food security lifeline for roughly 30 million people living near its shores in Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania. But it also takes lives. Cyclical, daily weather patterns around the lake create violent nighttime thunderstorms that kill roughly 3,000 to 5,000 fishermen per year. “This is definitely one of the stormiest places on Earth,” said Wim Thiery, a climate scientist at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel who has studied Lake Victoria for several years. “Almost every night, you see these intense thunderstorms and sometimes even water
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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Science Mission Directorate, Earth Science Division has selected new projects from the 2018 Precipitation Measurement Missions (PMM) Science Team focus area solicitation. PMM projects focus on investigations related to satellite observations of precipitation using measurements from, but not limited to, the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory, GPM mission constellation partner spacecraft, and the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM). Specifically the PMM program supports three types of investigations: (1) The
IMERG Early Run Example January 24th, 2020
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