Global Precipitation Measurement

New JAXA website provides hourly global measurements of precipitation

JAXA Climate Rainfall Watch. Image: JAXA.

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has released the JAXA Climate Rainfall Watch website to monitor extreme weather and climate over the world.


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Wed, 15/04/2020 - 15:05

Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Data and Applications

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis

NASA Applied Remote Sensing Training Programme (ARSET) invites you to attend an online course on Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Data and Applications.





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17/03/2015 to 31/03/2015

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Mon, 26/01/2015

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First set of data from the Global Precipitation Measurement mission published

Artist's depiction of NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement mission

The first set of data from the NASA/JAXA Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission is now available to the public.

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Fri, 27/06/2014 - 11:06

Weather Forecasting: USA and Japan to launch Precipitation Satellite in February

Artist concept of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) satellite.

The American and the Japanese Space Agencies, NASA and JAXA, will jointly launch a new Earth Observation satellite in February, as was announced on 26 December 2013.


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Fri, 27/12/2013 - 09:41

Spaceborne Precipitation Radar Ships from Japan to U.S.

Japanese scientists and engineers have completed construction on a new instrument designed to take 3-D measurements of the shapes, sizes and other physical characteristics of both raindrops and snowflakes. The instrument will be shipped from Japan to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md., to be integrated into an upcoming NASA Earth science satellite.


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Wed, 15/02/2012 - 16:04
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