tropical cyclones

Hurricane Sandy (2012), the TRMM Satellite, and the Physics of the Hot Towers - Interview on KVMR Radio (audio only)

Alan Stahler of community radio KVMR in Nevada City, California interviews NASA Goddard's Owen Kelley about hurricane physics, how TRMM measures precipitation, and the TRMM overflight of Hurricane Sandy one day before landfall. The 38-minute-long interview aired on the anniversary of the TRMM satellite's launch.

Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission Turns 15

TRMM reign of rain screenshot

By Ellen Gray, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Original www.nasa.gov Article (published 11/27/12)


When it rains it pours, goes the saying, and for the last 15 years, the data on tropical rainfall have poured in. NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) was launched on Nov. 27, 1997, and for the last decade and a half has enabled precipitation science that has had far reaching applications across the globe.

TRMM at 15: The Reign of Rain

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When it rains it pours, goes the saying, and for the last 15 years, the data on tropical rainfall have poured in. NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) was launched on Nov. 27, 1997, and for the last decade and a half has enabled precipitation science that has had far reaching applications across the globe.

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