Image courtesy of TRMM and QuikSCAT projects
This image of Hurricane Floyd combines rainfall data from the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) with wind data from QuikSCAT on SeaWinds. This combined data allows scientists to study the interplay between precipitation air currents.
for more information:
TRMM Fact Sheet
QuikSCAT Fact Sheet
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This image originally appeared on the Earth Observatory. Click here to view the full, original record.