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The Most Important Instrument You've Never Heard Of

The Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder. This little-known tool affects our daily lives and helps us understand our weather and climate. Orbiting 512 miles over our head on a pair of sister satellites, ATMS helps improve weather forecasts and confirms that our climate is changing.

This video is a teaser for an in-depth storymap on the life-changing contributions of microwave sounders. The story is here:


Jefferson Beck (KBRwyle): Lead Producer
Jenny Marder Fadoul (Telophase): Lead Writer
Cindy Starr (GST): Lead Visualizer
Aaron E. Lepsch (ADNET): Technical Support
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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