Earth  ID: 4438

Global Temperature Anomalies from January 2016

Weather dynamics often affect regional temperatures, so not every region on Earth experienced record average temperatures last year. This data visualization of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) Global temperature anomalies for January of 2016 show warmer than averag temperatures in red and colder than average temperatures in blue. The extremely warm arctic temperatures contributed to a new record low sea ice for January.

For more information on the GISTEMP, see the GISTEMP analysis website located at: http://data.giss.nasa.gov/gistemp/

 

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Visualization Credits

Gavin A. Schmidt (NASA/GSFC GISS): Lead Scientist
Robert B Schmunk Ph.D. (SIGMA Space Partners, LLC.): Scientist
Reto A. Ruedy Ph.D. (SIGMA Space Partners, LLC.): Scientist
Michelle Handleman (USRA): Lead Producer
Lori Perkins (NASA/GSFC): Lead Data Visualizer
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

Data provided by Robert B. Schmunk (NASA/GSFC GISS)

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Data Used:
GISS Surface Temperature Analysis (GISTEMP)/GISTEMP

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