GPM mission. NOAA’s resources could be directed at many activities that will help in this regard (Table 5.1), and the present constellation of passive microwave sensors in conjunction with TRMM’s unique suite of sensors provides an ideal source of global, intercalibrated data with which to refine operational applications in preparation for future precipitation-measuring missions.

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