Mission Updates

PPS Announces Level 2 GPM Precipitation Retrieval and Profiling Scheme (PRPS) Data Product for SAPHIR

The Level 2 GPM Precipitation Retrieval and Profiling Scheme (PRPS) product for SAPHIR on the Megha-Tropiques satellite are available both in STORM:
https://storm.pps.eosdis.nasa.gov/storm/
and on "arthurhou":
ftp://arthurhou.pps.eosdis.nasa.gov/

The SAPHIR PRPS products have been processed back to data date October 13, 2011.  NASA requires users to register at: https://registration.pps.eosdis.nasa.gov/registration/
 to access PPS data services.

The Level 2 PRPS product is a new member of the GPM Level 2 product family. It is intended to exploit the capabilities of the passive microwave sounding instruments of the GPM constellation. The PRPS Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document (ATBD) can be found on the PPS public website at https://pps.gsfc.nasa.gov/atbd.html.

Other documentation can be found at https://pps.gsfc.nasa.gov/ppsdocuments.html and https://pps.gsfc.nasa.gov/GPMprelimdocs.html on the PPS public website https://pps.gsfc.nasa.gov/

We will include any new information in a future announcement.