Browse Remote Sensing Resources

Browse Remote Sensing Resources

The Global Precipitation Measurement Mission (GPM) Lesson
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In this activity students learn the purpose of the GPM mission, the parts of the satellite and their functions and build an edible model of the satellite.
Observing Monsoon Weather Patterns with TRMM Data
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Students will learn about measuring precipitation on the ground and using satellites, and use satellite data to analyze the reason for the monsoon weather pattern in India.
Faces of GPM: Engineers
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Interview with several key engineers who help build and test the GPM Core Observatory at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
Hurricane approaching Florida
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This IQuest has been developed to help you explore the wild and changing world of weather and climate. Weather and climate are shaped by complex interactions involving sunlight, the ocean, the atmosphere, clouds, ice, land, and life forms.
Thumbnail for "For Good Measure" showing Ryan in front of makeshift waves.
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The short video, 'For Good Measure' explains why scientists turn to satellites to get a worldwide view of rainfall.
Faces of GPM with Steve Nesbitt
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Profile of Steve Nesbitt, a professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Illinois and a mission scientist on GPM ground validation field campaigns.
GPM Launch Animation
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This animation shows the launch and deployment of the GPM Core Observatory. GPM is scheduled to launch in 2014 on an H-IIA rocket in Japan.
TRMM at 15: The Reign of Rain
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This video celebrates the 15th anniversary of the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM). Project Scientist Scott Braun looks back at TRMM's legacy and a few of the major scientific milestones the satellite has helped achieved.
Tour of the Electromagnetic Spectrum
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Welcome to the Tour of the Electromagnetic Spectrum. This unique NASA resource on the web, in print, and with companion videos introduces electromagnetic waves, their behaviors, and how scientists visualize these data.
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The activities in this guide will help students understand variations in environmental parameters by examining connections among different phenomena measured on local, regional and global scales.

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