Nesbitt Research Group selected for NASA Science Team


It was recently announced that a group led by Prof. Steve Nesbitt in the Atmospheric Sciences department including Prof. Greg McFarquhar and research scientist Dr. Brian Jewett has been selected to the NASA Precipitation Measurement Missions (PMM) Science Team for 2013-2016.  This project will involve our group in the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission satellite project, which is set to launch in early 2014.  This project will involve the validation and improvement of the algorithms that go into retrieving precipitation rates globally from space, including participation in upcoming field projects in Iowa and the mountains of North Carolina.