Early Spring Frost-Free Regions: Comparing 1950s and 2010s
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- Greg Shirah
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The visualziations below show frost-free regions for March 20 and April 20. The regions colored in light green are the frost-free regions averaged from 1950 through 1952. The darker green regions that fade on are the additional areas covered by the frost-free regions averaged from 2009 through 2011. More area is frost-free in the each of the 2009-2011 averages compared to the 1950-1952 averages.
March 20 frost-free regions over North America. Light green is the 1950-1952 average, darker green is the additional area for the 2009-2011 average.
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NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio
- Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC) [Lead]
- Lori Perkins (NASA/GSFC)
- Patrick Lynch (NASA/GSFC)
- Michael Randazzo (AIMM)
- Rich Melnick (KBRwyle)
- Compton Tucker (NASA/GSFC)
- Michelle Thaller (NASA/GSFC)
- Michelle Handleman (KBRwyle)
- Ian Jones (ADNET)
- Laurence Schuler (ADNET)
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Datasets used in this visualization
HadGHCND Gridded Daily Ground Temperature
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