Annual Accumulated Melt over Greenland
1979 through 2009
- Visualizations by:
- Cindy Starr
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This animation shows the regions of the Greenland ice sheet over which melt occurred more than three days between May 1st and September 30th for each year.
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio The Next Generation Blue Marble data is courtesy of Reto Stockli (NASA/GSFC).
- Lori Perkins (NASA/GSFC)
- Cindy Starr (GST) [Lead]
- Thorsten Markus (NASA/GSFC)
- Waleed Abdalati (University of Colorado Boulder/CIRES)
Datasets used in this visualization
DMSP (Collected with the SSM/I sensor)
Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Special Sensor Microwave ImagerSee more visualizations using this data set
Nimbus-7 (Collected with the SMMR sensor)
Greenland Ice Sheet Melt Characteristics
Dataset can be found at: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0218.htmlSee more visualizations using this data set
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