Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission


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Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission

[¦träp·ə·kəl ′rān‚fȯl ‚mezh·ər·iŋ ‚mish·ən]
(meteorology)
A meteorological satellite used for mapping tropical precipitation in order to better understand the earth's climate system and to verify climate models. Abbreviated TRMM.
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Development of Precipitation Radar Onboard the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Satellite," IEEE Transactions Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol.
For example, it plans to add information from NASA's earth observing missions and data from me Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission radar satellite.
An ER-2, which is a U-2 spy plane modified for high-altitude science research, will begin a six-week mission Friday to support the satellite on a tropical rainfall measuring mission.
BSS' Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission Microwave Imager (TMI), built for NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, has been in service for more than three years.
Data from GPM and the predecessor Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) have been fundamental to a broad range of applications and end-user groups and are among the most widely downloaded Earth science data products across NASA.
The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) and Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) satellites, both co-managed by NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, captured rainfall and cloud data that revealed heavy rainfall and high thunderstorms in the strengthening storm.
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) and Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellites provided more than a decade's worth of data for scientists who studied the de-vegetation of the Amazon rainforest.
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Data sent by NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite enabled visualizers to create a map of rainfall generated by Cyclone Phet.
He said this was evidenced by their four joint satellite projects -- the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission, the Japanese Earth Resources Satellite, the Advanced Earth Observing Satellite, and the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer.
The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission is the first satellite devoted to measuring tropical and subtropical rainfall and also the first to use spaceborne radar to detect rain.
Built on the success of the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM), the next-generation GPM mission consists of new precipitation measurement instruments and a constellation of international research and operational satellites to provide improved measurements of precipitation globally.

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