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Land Surface Temperature

The average temperature of the land is one component of a model used to predict the areas where mosquitos will flourish and where they will not. Satellite remote sensing can help construct maps of the average land surface temperature.
These images were created in support of a story describing how NASA is assisting the CDC and EPA in tracking the spread of West Nile Virus.

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James W. Williams (GST): Lead Animator
David Rogers (Oxford University): Scientist
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