"The detail discernible in an image is dependent on the spatial resolution of the sensor and refers to the size of the smallest possible feature that can be detected." (Natural Resources Canada/Canada Centre for Remote Sensing, 2015)
"Spatial Resolution". Natural Resources Canada, Canada Centre for Remote Sensing. Last modified November 20, 2015.
Accessed February 1, 2019.
Global Precipitation Mission: Improved, accurate and timely global precipitation information
Continuous and reliable global precipitation information is crucial for myriad of weather, climate and hydrological applications. The importance of precipitation in the form of rain, hail, sleet, snow etc. is known to science and clear to a layman. However, it’s quite tricky to measure past precipitation trends or predicting accurate future forecasts. There are three main categories of precipitation data sets available: ground based, satellite-based and blended products of ground and space data (Climate Data Guide, 2014).