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This short video (4:44) helps audiences understand and appreciate the importance of measuring precipitation globally. The role of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission to better understand, model and predict where and when too much rainfall will occur (resulting in floods and landslides) and where too little rain will fall (resulting in droughts) is examined.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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Keywords:

Oceanography,NSDL,Engineering and technology,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,The nature of technology:Technology and society,Mathematics,Earth Science,Earth and space science:Earth processes:Climate,TRMM,Atmospheric science,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Drought,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Ocean and water,Precipitation,Informal Education,GPM,Higher Education,Middle School,Meteorology,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123918587T,Flooding,General Public,Forecasting,Earth system science,Engineering,High School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Earth and space science:Earth processes:Weather,Technology,Geoscience

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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