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Researchers Create First Global Long-Term Precipitation Data Set For Understanding El Niño/La Niña

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January 11, 2000
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center--EOS Project Science Office
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NASA scientists have completed the first globally complete long-term data set for use in understanding El Niño/La Niña events. The data set, part of the Global Precipitation Climatology Project (GPCP), is a result of rainfall analysis that examines precipitation monthly around the globe over a 20-year period.

NASA scientists have completed the first globally complete long-term data set for use in understanding El Niño/La Niña events. The data set, part of the Global Precipitation Climatology Project (GPCP), is a result of rainfall analysis that examines precipitation monthly around the globe over a 20-year period.


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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center--EOS Project Science Office. "Researchers Create First Global Long-Term Precipitation Data Set For Understanding El Niño/La Niña." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 11 January 2000. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/01/000111075150.htm>.
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center--EOS Project Science Office. (2000, January 11). Researchers Create First Global Long-Term Precipitation Data Set For Understanding El Niño/La Niña. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 24, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/01/000111075150.htm
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center--EOS Project Science Office. "Researchers Create First Global Long-Term Precipitation Data Set For Understanding El Niño/La Niña." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/01/000111075150.htm (accessed April 24, 2014).

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