Weather Satellites in Orbit

This visualization showcases the five weather satellites that create NOAA's Climate Prediction Center (CPC) products. The five geosynchronous satellites are: GOES-11, GOES-13, MSG-2, Meteosat-7 and MTSAT-2.

Visualization Credits

Helen-Nicole Kostis (UMBC): Lead Animator
Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Animator
Horace Mitchell (NASA/GSFC): Animator
Ryan Fitzgibbons (UMBC): Producer
Eric C. Brown De Colstoun (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Data Used:
CPC (Climate Prediction Center) Cloud Composite
Terra and Aqua/MODIS/Blue Marble: Next Generation

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Earth Science Week

DLESE >> Atmospheric science
SVS >> Climate
SVS >> Earth
SVS >> Earth Science
SVS >> Satellite
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Climate Indicators
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Clouds
NASA Science >> Earth

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version