Browse Forecasting Resources

Browse Forecasting Resources

Beautiful Earth: Snow
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GPM Application Science Lead, Dr. Dalia Kirschbaum, explains how GPM observes snow, and the importance of understanding snow characteristics and distribution in a changing climate.
Beautiful Earth: Floods and Landslides
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GPM Application Science Lead, Dr. Dalia Kirschbaum, explains how landslides and floods occur, and how satellite imagery is used in understanding these disasters.
Beautiful Earth: Hurricanes
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GPM Application Science Lead, Dr. Dalia Kirschbaum, discusses how GPM observes hurricanes from space, as well as the formation process and properties of these hurricanes.
Reading a Rain Gauge
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Rain gauges are the most common tool for measuring rain, but how do they actually work? What are some other ways we measure precipitation?
Photo of the GPM Core Observatory Paper Model
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Build a paper model of the GPM Core Observatory and learn about the technology the satellite will use to measure precipitation from space.
Hurricanes and Hot Towers with TRMM
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Students will think about their experiences with hurricanes and severe storms, then learn the basics of what causes hurricanes to form. Students will learn how hurricane prediction has progressed, and how satellites can help us understand storms.
Real World: Hurricane Hunters
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This NASA video segment focuses on how scientists use satellites to collect data. These sets of data are then analyzed and used to predict storms.
Satellite Meteorology Learning Modules
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Satellite Meteorology learning modules provide scientists and educators with exciting activities and hands-on tools for investigation, inquiry, analysis and stewardship.
Robbie Hood in an airplane
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This month's NASA Earth Explorer explains what it's like to be face-to-face with one of nature's most powerful storms.
Thumbnail for meteorology guide
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A basic introduction to meteorology, including inquiry activities and instructions to build and use weather instruments for a weather station, collect data, and predict weather systems.

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