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IMERG Precipitation and MERRA Winds

This visualization of assimilated surface winds from MERRA over the IMERG global precipitation data set was created for a forthcoming Science On a Sphere program about the Global Precipitation Measurement Mission.

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Horace Mitchell (NASA/GSFC): Lead Visualizer
Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Visualizer
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Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM)

Data Used:
also referred to as: IMERG
Data Compilation - NASA/GSFC - 10/1/2014 - 10/31/2014
Analysis - 10/1/2014 - 10/31/2014
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DLESE >> Atmospheric science
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Atmospheric Winds >> Wind Profiles
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Precipitation >> Precipitation Rate
SVS >> Hyperwall
SVS >> Wind Patterns
NASA Science >> Earth
SVS >> Presentation
NASA Earth Science Focus Areas >> Weather and Atmospheric Dynamics

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