Earth  ID: 3757

Hurricane Danielle Churns in the Atlantic on August 26, 2010

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Aqua satellite captured this natural-color image of Hurricane Danielle on August 26 at 1555 UTC. At this time, she was a category 2 storm with winds of 90 knots and a pressure reading of 982 mb. Danielle has a distinct eye with the storm's longest spiral arms streching toward the northeast.

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Lori Perkins (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
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Data Used:
Aqua/MODIS
08/26/2010 1655z
GOES-12/Imager/Visible
08/26/2010 1745z
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Hurricanes

Keywords:
SVS >> HDTV
DLESE >> Hydrology
DLESE >> Natural hazards
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Atmospheric Phenomena >> Hurricanes
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Human Dimensions >> Natural Hazards >> Meteorological Hazards
SVS >> GOES
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 8.0.0.0.0