NASA unveils First Map Developed by GPM

February 28, 2015 12:13 PM

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NASA unveils First Map Developed by GPM

Earlier, there was no way to effectively monitor precipitation across the globe. But things changed last year when NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency launched the last piece of Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission.

The mission is a group of 12 satellites. It provides a clear view of global precipitation in near real time. On Thursday, NASA released the first map developed by these satellites. On the basis of the information captured after every 30 minutes, it could be seen little rain and snowstorms crossed th...

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