Earth  ID: 2895

Infrared Cloud Cover over the Atlantic Ocean, September 2001 (WMS)

This animation is a mosaic of cloud cover data taken by several different satellites in the infrared band. Instead of showing a global composite, it is cropped to highlight the Atlantic Ocean. One of the most prominent cloud features during this time was Hurricane Erin.

Visualization Credits

Eric Sokolowsky (GST): Lead Animator
Alex Kekesi (GST): Animator
Dennis Chesters (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Data Used:
2001/09/01 - 2001/09/15
2001/09/01 - 2001/09/15
2001/09/01 - 2001/09/15
2001/09/01 - 2001/09/15
Note: While we identify the data sets used in these visualizations, we do not store any further details nor the data sets themselves on our site.

This item is part of this series:

DLESE >> Atmospheric science
SVS >> Cloud Cover
SVS >> Infrared
DLESE >> Natural hazards
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Clouds >> Cloud Amount/Frequency
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Spectral/Engineering >> Infrared Wavelengths >> Infrared Imagery
GCMD >> Location >> Atlantic Ocean
SVS >> Hurricane Erin
NASA Science >> Earth

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version