Earth  ID: 753

TRMM Biomass Burning - Smoke Inhibits Rainfall: Water Droplet Size, Precipitation and Fires March 1, 1998

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Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
Daniel Rosenfeld (Hebrew University): Scientist
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Science Paper:
D. Rosenfeld, TRMM observed first direct evidence of smoke from forest fires inhibiting rainfall, Geophysical Research Letters, 26, 1999, 3105-3108

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Data Used:
TRMM/VIRS 1998/03/01
TRMM/PR 1998/03/01
TRMM/TMI 1998/03/01
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Smoke Inhibits Rainfall

DLESE >> Atmospheric science
DLESE >> Environmental science
DLESE >> Natural hazards
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Precipitation
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Biosphere >> Ecological Dynamics >> Fire Occurrence
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