Earth  ID: 2951

Super Typhoon Nida

The MODIS instrument onboard NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites captured this sequence of true-color images of Super Typhoon Nida churning through the Philippine Islands. Packing winds up tof 100 mph and gusts of 122 mph, and caused floods and landslides. Nida has been responsible for at least six deaths in the Philippines and has displaced thousands as it skirted the eastern part of the country before moving towards southern Japan.

Visualization Credits

Stuart A. Snodgrass (GST): Lead Animator
Jacques Descloitres (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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Data Used:
2004/05/16 - 2004/05/18
2004/05/16 - 2004/05/18
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DLESE >> Atmospheric science
DLESE >> Natural hazards
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Atmospheric Phenomena >> Typhoons
GCMD >> Location >> Philippines
SVS >> Typhoon Nida
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