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NASA’s New View of the Daily Cycle of Rain

Discussion in 'Geography' started by AndrewvanZyl, Oct 22, 2019.

  1. AndrewvanZyl

    AndrewvanZyl Occasional commenter



    The most detailed view of our daily weather has been created using NASA's newest extended precipitation record known as the Integrated Multi-satellitE Retrievals for GPM, or IMERG analysis. The IMERG analysis combines almost 20 years of rain and snow data from the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) and the joint NASA-JAXA Global Precipitation Measurement mission (GPM). The daily cycle of weather, also known as the diurnal cycle, shapes how and when our weather develops and is fundamental to regulating our climate.
     

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