Archive: Global Precipitation Measurement Mission: Weather, May 5, 2016

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This web seminar took place on May 5, 2016, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time. The presenters were George Huffman, Deputy Project Scientist for the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission and Dorian Janney, GPM Mission Communications and Education Specialist.

Program abstract:
The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) is an international satellite mission (NASA and JAXA) to provide next-generation observations of rain and snow. The GPM mission will help advance our understanding of Earth's water and energy cycles, improve the forecasting of extreme events that cause natural disasters, and extend current capabilities of using satellite precipitation information to directly benefit society. In this program, mission scientist Huffman and education specialist Janney talk about weather and related educational resources.

Please visit the main web page of this program to see the description and find links to the biographical information about the presenter(s).

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