Earth  ID: 4326

TRMM and MERRA Precipitation Anomalies in California (TRMM part)

Using modern satellite (TRMM) and reanalysis (MERRA) data, scientists reassess certain aspects of the precipitation climate in California. The project illustrates the accumulated precipitation deficit maps for the California drought based on TRMM and MERRA data (2012 - 2014). These animations are one part of the project based on only TRMM data. The other part (ID#4327 ) is created based on MERRA data.
 

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Visualization Credits

Cheng Zhang (USRA): Lead Visualizer
Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Animator
Horace Mitchell (NASA/GSFC): Animator
Ellen T. Gray (ADNET): Lead Producer
Laurence Schuler (ADNET): Lead Project Support
Ian Jones (ADNET): Project Support
Andrey K. Savtchenko (ADNET): Lead Project Scientist
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Mission:
Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission - TRMM

Data Used:
TRMM/PR and TMI/Monthly Average Precipitation Anomaly
Note: While we identify the data sets used in these visualizations, we do not store any further details nor the data sets themselves on our site.

Keywords:
SVS >> HDTV
SVS >> Hyperwall
NASA Science >> Earth