Earth  ID: 4473

IMERG Rainfall Accumulation over the United States for 5/27/2016-6/9/2016

A week-long series of heavy rain storms across Texas in late May to early June of 2016 led to flash floods from Houston to Dallas. This rain is captured in a rain accumulation visualization derived from the IMERG precipitation dataset.

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Horace Mitchell (NASA/GSFC): Lead Visualizer
George Huffman (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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Data Used:
IMERG 2016/05/07T00:00 - 2016/06/06T09:30
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DLESE >> Atmospheric science
DLESE >> Hydrology
DLESE >> Natural hazards
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Precipitation
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Hydrosphere >> Surface Water >> Floods
SVS >> Hyperwall
NASA Science >> Earth
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Human Dimensions >> Natural Hazards >> Floods

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