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Books

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Books for Kids

Books for Teens and Adults

Videos

Anatomy of a Raindrop

[2:50] Learn about the shape of a raindrop and why it is important for satellites like GPM to be able to measure the size of a raindrop.

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Correlation Between GLOBE Citizen Science and NASA Satellite Observations

[1:49] In this animation, data from Aqua, CALIPSO, CloudSat and GLOBE Observer are combined to show how multiple observations reveal the structure of clouds.

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For Good Measure

[2:01] This video provides examples of how rain affects our lives and explains how NASA uses satellites to study precipitation.

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GLOBE Observer Cloud Science

[2:45] Atmospheric scientist, Jessica Taylor, describes how clouds affect our weather and climate and explains how your cloud observations help scientists study clouds.


Introducing GLOBE Observer

[0:40] This short video introduces the GLOBE Observer app.

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NASA Behind the Science: Dr. Yolanda Shea

[9:59] Dr. Yolanda Shea shares how watching the weather forecast led her to a career as a NASA scientist. Dr. Shea uses remote sensing to study the role of clouds in Earth's climate.


Show Me the Water

[2:49] This video breaks down how much of Earth's water is usable and why studying precipitation is important for preparing for extreme weather, like flooding or drought.

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Presentations

SOS: Water Falls

[8:36] This Science on a Sphere movie explains how NASA uses satellites to study freshwater resources and extreme weather by investigating clouds and precipitation.