Earth  ID: 12507

GPM Gets Flake-y

The Global Precipitation Measurement can help improve numerical weather predictions of snowfall by measuring the size and shape distribution of snow particles, layer by layer, in a storm.
 

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Ryan Fitzgibbons (USRA): Lead Producer
Gail Skofronick Jackson (NASA/GSFC): Lead Scientist
Gail Skofronick Jackson (NASA/GSFC): Lead Interviewee
George Huffman (NASA/GSFC): Lead Scientist
Lisa Poje (USRA): Lead Animator
Rob Andreoli (AIMM): Lead Videographer
John Caldwell (AIMM): Lead Videographer
Andy Heymsfield (University Corporation for Atmospheric Research): Project Support
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Mission:
Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM)

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Keywords:
DLESE >> Atmospheric science
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Precipitation
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Hydrosphere >> Snow/Ice >> Snow Facies
SVS >> Hydrosphere >> Snow/Ice
NASA Science >> Earth

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 8.0.0.0.0