Global Infrared Cloud Cover, September 2001 (WMS)

  • Released Wednesday, February 11th, 2004
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:56PM
  • ID: 2894

This animation is a mosaic of cloud cover data taken by several different satellites in the infrared band. One of the most prominent cloud features during this time was Hurricane Erin near the Atlantic coast of the United States.

This animation is meant to be wrapped around a three-dimensional globe. It shows a global composite of cloud cover data taken from the infrared sensors of several different satellites during September 2001.

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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio


This visualization can be found in the following series:

Datasets used in this visualization

GMS-4 (Collected with the VISSR sensor)
GOES-8 (Collected with the Imager sensor)
GOES-9 (Collected with the Imager sensor)
METEOSAT-6 (Collected with the VISSR sensor)

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