Pulse of Snow and Sea Ice
- Visualizations by:
- Helen-Nicole Kostis
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Snow and sea ice in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres pulse at exact opposite times of year, constantly out of phase.
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio
- Helen-Nicole Kostis (USRA) [Lead]
- Cindy Starr (GST)
- Thorsten Markus (NASA/GSFC)
MissionsThis visualization is related to the following missions:
Datasets used in this visualization
Terra Bathymetry (Collected with the MODIS sensor)
Terra and Aqua BMNG (A.K.A. Blue Marble: Next Generation) (Collected with the MODIS sensor)
Credit: The Blue Marble data is courtesy of Reto Stockli (NASA/GSFC).
Dataset can be found at: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/BlueMarble/See more visualizations using this data set
Aqua Sea Ice Concentration (A.K.A. Daily L3 12.5km Tb, Sea Ice Concentration, and Snow Depth) (Collected with the AMSR-E sensor)
Aqua Daily L3 6.25 km 89 GHz Brightness Temperature (Tb) (Collected with the AMSR-E sensor)
Terra Snow Cover Daily L3 Global 0.05Deg CMG (MOD10C1) (Collected with the MODIS sensor)
Note: While we identify the data sets used in these visualizations, we do not store any further details nor the data sets themselves on our site.
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