[time-nuts] GPS usable for weather forecasting?

Jim Lux jimlux at earthlink.net
Fri Mar 29 16:01:16 EDT 2013

On 3/29/13 9:09 AM, David J Taylor wrote:
> FYI: Yet another use for GPS timing signals is proposed:
> http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/03/28/a-marshall-mcluhan-approach-to-weather-forecasting/
> ==================================
> It's already been done!  GPS occultation sensors have been fitted to
> Metop-A and Metop-B satellites, which have been in orbit since 2006
> (Metop-A).  You get an integrated path over the atmosphere, so in some
> respects precise, in others a blurred view.
> Cheers,
> David

COSMIC and (coming soon) COSMIC-2 also do GPS occultation.



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