Earth  ID: 3438

Hurricane Rita Push In

This animation is a simple push in to GOES-based clouds showing Hurricane Rita make its way through the Gulf of Mexico and then inland. This animation was created in support of the 'Exploring Time' show produced by Red Hill Studios and Tom Lucas Productions. For more information go to

Visualization Credits

Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
Alex Kekesi (GST): Animator
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Data Used:
2005/09/18 to 2005/09/25
TOPEX/Poseidon/Sea Surface Height Anomaly
2005/09/18 to 2005/09/25
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Hurricane Rita

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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