Comparison of Snow Cover over the USA during the Winters of 2001/2002 and 2002/2003

  • Released Thursday, April 3, 2003

This animation compares snow cover between December and February of 2001-02 with the same time period in 2002-03 using 8-day composite snow maps. The snow cover from the winter of 2002-03 is shown in white while the areas that had snow in 2001-02 but not in 2002-03 are shown in blue.

This animation compares the difference between snow cover in the winter of 2001-02 with snow cover from the winter of 2002-03. Regions receiving snow on corresponding dates in 2001-02 but not in 2002-03 are shown in blue.

This image displays the snow cover from February 21, 2003 in white.  Areas with snow cover on February 21, 2002 but not on February 21, 2003 are shown in blue.

This image displays the snow cover from February 21, 2003 in white. Areas with snow cover on February 21, 2002 but not on February 21, 2003 are shown in blue.

Video slate image reads "Comparison of Snow Cover over the USA during the Winters of 2001/2002 and 2002/2003".

Video slate image reads "Comparison of Snow Cover over the USA during the Winters of 2001/2002 and 2002/2003".



Credits

Please give credit for this item to:
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Scientific Visualization Studio, Kimberly Casey (SSAI), Nick Digirolamo (SSAI); The Blue Marble Next Generation data is courtesy of Reto Stockli (NASA/GSFC) and NASA's Earth Observatory.

Release date

This page was originally published on Thursday, April 3, 2003.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:57 PM EDT.


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