Earth  ID: 4030

Five-Year Global Temperature Anomalies from 1880 to 2012

This color-coded map displays a progression of changing global surface temperatures anomalies from 1880 through 2012. Higher than normal temperatures are shown in red and lower then normal temperatures are shown in blue. Global surface temperature in 2012 was +0.55


Visualization Credits

Lori Perkins (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
Leslie McCarthy: Producer
James Hansen Ph.D. (NASA/GSFC GISS): Scientist
Robert B Schmunk Ph.D. (SIGMA Space Partners, LLC.): Scientist
Reto A. Ruedy Ph.D. (SIGMA Space Partners, LLC.): Scientist
Kwok-Wai Ken Lo Ph.D. (SIGMA Space Partners, LLC.): Scientist
Makiko Sato Ph.D. (Columbia University, Center for Climate Systems Research): Scientist
Robert B Schmunk Ph.D. (SIGMA Space Partners, LLC.): Project Support
Patrick Lynch (Wyle Information Systems): Writer
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Data provided by Robert B. Schmunk (NASA/GSFC GISS)

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Data Used:
GISS Surface Temperature Analysis (GISTEMP)/GISTEMP 1880 - 2012

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