Recipe of a Hurricane (Part 1) - Sea Surface Temperature (match rendered)

  • Released Tuesday, September 30, 2003

This visualization was created in support of the 'Recipe for a Hurricane' live shot campaign. This visualization shows Sea Surface Temperature as measured by the NASA Aqua satellite's Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer (AMSR-E) instrument. Temperature is represented by the colors in the ocean. Orange and red indicate the necessary 82-degree and warmer sea surface temperatures for a hurricane to form.
This visualization was match-frame rendered to another visualization showing GOES clouds.

This visualization shows Sea Surface Temperature as measured by the NASA Aqua satellite's Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer (AMSR-E) instrument. Temperature is represented by the colors in the ocean. Orange and red indicate the necessary 82-degree and warmer sea surface temperatures for a hurricane to form.

Video slate image reads "Sea Surface Temperature (match rendered)".

Video slate image reads "Sea Surface Temperature (match rendered)".



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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Scientific Visualization Studio

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This page was originally published on Tuesday, September 30, 2003.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:56 PM EDT.


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