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The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission, launched in November 1997, uses radar and sensors of visible and infrared light to closely monitor precipitation and weather in the tropical region of the globe. This information provides important indicators of new trends in weather and global climate.

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Date Of Record Release 2011-03-09 19:04:30
Description The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission, launched in November 1997, uses radar and sensors of visible and infrared light to closely monitor precipitation and weather in the tropical region of the globe. This information provides important indicators of new trends in weather and global climate.
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Source National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Keyword Satellite, Mission, Thunderstorms, Microwave Imager (TMI), Precipitation Radar (PR)
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Date Of Record Creation 2011-03-09 18:45:03
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Date Last Modified 2011-03-09 19:04:30
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2011-03-09 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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