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Monthly Satellite-Estimated Precipitation Reports for the Republic of the Marshall Islands


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Senay, G.B., Helweg, D., Kagone, S., Taylor, J.B., Cecere, T.H., Nelson, K., 2023, Monthly Satellite-Estimated Precipitation Reports for the Republic of the Marshall Islands: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) is a nation of more than thirty low-lying atolls and islands, most of which are inhabited, dispersed across an Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) over 770,000 square miles in the tropical central North Pacific Ocean. Monitoring environmental conditions for potential drought risk is challenging in such a dispersed Island nation, and current drought hazard products provide generalities regarding conditions on a broad geographic scale. A team of USGS scientists and managers of natural resources and natural hazards in the RMI used IMERG (Integrated Multi-satellitE Retrievals for GPM) satellite estimates of precipitation to develop content and a template for timely monthly reporting of precipitation [...]


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RMI All-Atolls Precip Report 646.13 KB application/zip


Satellite-Estimated Precipitation Monthly Report for Selected Locations in the Republic of the Marshall Islands to summarize the current conditions.


Unless otherwise stated, all data, metadata and related materials are considered to satisfy the quality standards relative to the purpose for which the data were collected. Although these data and associated metadata have been reviewed for accuracy and completeness and approved for release by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the display or utility of the data for other purposes, nor on all computer systems, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty.

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DOI doi:10.5066/P90J1426

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