Earth  ID: 2564

Progression of the West Nile Virus Through the Continental United States

This visualization shows the east to west spread of West Nile Virus across the continental United States from 1999 through 2002. The years are represented by different colors.
This visualization was created in support of a story describing how NASA is assisting the CDC and EPA in tracking the spread of West Nile Virus.

Visualization Credits

Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
Horace Mitchell (NASA/GSFC): Animator
David Rogers (Oxford University): Scientist
Bob Venezia (NASA/HQ): Scientist
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio The Blue Marble Next Generation data is courtesy of Reto Stockli (NASA/GSFC) and NASA's Earth Observatory.

The Blue Marble data is courtesy of Reto Stockli (NASA/GSFC).

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Mission:
Terra

Data Used:
Terra/MODIS
CENSUS State Boundaries
US West Nile Virus Cases 1999 - 2002
Terra and Aqua/MODIS/Blue Marble: Next Generation 1/1/2004 - 12/31/2004
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This item is part of this series:
West Nile Virus

Goddard TV Tape:
G2002-077

Keywords:
DLESE >> Environmental science
DLESE >> Human geography
SVS >> West Nile Virus
NASA Science >> Earth