• US Atlantic Coast
  • 2015-09-26

Historic Precipitation in South Carolina

This image of estimated precipitation from 9/26 through 10/5 is generated from the Integrated MultisatellitE Retrievals for GPM (IMERG) data product. Parts of South Carolina received more than 600 mm (24 in) of rain during this period. Image: SSAI/NASA GSFC.

Measuring Global Precipitation

The joint NASA/Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory collects global precipitation data from 65˚ north and south latitude, and can collect data about storms as they form in the tropics and move to more temperate latitudes.



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Profiles in intensity

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From TRMM to GPM: The Evolution of NASA Precipitation Data

NASA’s global precipitation data and data processing systems have come a long way from the launch of TRMM in 1997 to the ongoing GPM mission.

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Image captured by the MODIS instrument, on board the Terra satellite, on 28 September 2015 at 2:45 UTC.

An Unrestricted View: PALSAR Data at NASA’s Alaska Satellite Facility Distributed Active Archive Center Are Now Easier to Access

Phased array L-band synthetic aperture radar (PALSAR) data from Japan’s Advanced Land Observing Satellite (ALOS-1) mission are now unrestricted, and can be accessed by scientists and researchers around the world.

More MODIS: MODIS Collection 6 Near Real-Time Products Now Available

Near real-time (NRT) products from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Collection 6 are now available through NASA’s EOSDIS LANCE.

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