Dr. Joanne Simpson and the Beginning of the TRMM Project

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Abstract

The beginnings of the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) project are outlined, in particular the role of Joanne Simpson as TRMM study scientist and then TRMM project scientist. Her important work in developing the TRMM science rationale and interacting with our Japanese partners, along with her skill in finding solutions to project problems, is described.

Abstract

The beginnings of the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) project are outlined, in particular the role of Joanne Simpson as TRMM study scientist and then TRMM project scientist. Her important work in developing the TRMM science rationale and interacting with our Japanese partners, along with her skill in finding solutions to project problems, is described.

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