1. The new NASA satellite mission, called GPM, now allows data from a dozen satellites to be assimilated.
2. The data yields an unprecedented high-resolution view of storms around our world, even over the wide-open oceans where we have very few weather data stations.
3. The GPM Core Observatory is the first satellite designed to measure falling snow, shown here during the Nor’easter in January, 2015.
TAG: This new data will help improve weather and climate forecasts.