Remote Sensing System Releases GPM Geophysical Data Products

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Remote Sensing Systems has just released the GPM Microwave Imager (GMI) ocean product suite.

The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) satellite has a microwave radiometer onboard called GMI (GPM Microwave Imager).  The GPM satellite was launched on February 27th, 2014 with the GMI instrument started a few days later.  One of the primary differences between GPM and other satellites with microwave radiometers is the orbit, which is inclined 65 degrees, allowing a full sampling of all local Earth times repeated approximately every 2 weeks.

One can browse the global images or download the data files.  Please be sure to read the full description of the data products. Data are available from March 4, 2014 to the present processed as Version 8.1 data.   Products are available within 12 hours of instrument observation.

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