Using GPS to Improve Weather Forecasts
Published: September 10, 2020
Launching aboard the joint U.S.-European Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite is NASA’s next instrument that will help improve weather forecasting. The GNSS-RO (Global Navigation Satellite System Radio Occultation) instrument will make it easier for meteorologists to forecast further into the future with more accuracy, and aid in the protection of life and property with earlier warnings.
With the help of JPL's GNSS-RO principal investigator Chi Ao and NOAA's National Weather Service meteorologist Mark Jackson, this video explains how the GNSS-RO instrument aboard Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich will be used by meteorologists to improve weather forecasting predictions.