Precipitation Data and Information Services Center
http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov//precipitation/

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center


This site contains several sets of precipitation data from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Data sources include the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission, global precipitation data, and hydrology field experiments. Data sets include real time, monthly or daily global precipitation analyses, precipitation patterns in the tropical Pacific, and El Nino precipitation analyses. Data may be viewed in raw format, and as maps or animations. The website also includes special topics such as precipitation anomalies and extreme events.

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Cutting Edge

Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Hydrology, Atmospheric Science:Climatology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Maps, Images/Illustrations, Datasets and Tools:Datasets
Special Interest: Visualization
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)
Data Derived: Data Derived
Data Source: Observational Data, Real-Time Data
Science Background Required: Basic scientific background required
Topics: Climate, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere, Atmosphere
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water