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NASA's "Loop" Poster

This image was generated for the NASA "Loop" Science On a Sphere poster. The land data used is from NASA's Next Generation Blue Marble. Clouds are from NASA/Goddard's Global Modeling & Assimilation Office.

Visualization Credits

Alex Kekesi (GST): Lead Animator
Victoria Weeks (HTSI): Video Editor
Michael Starobin (HTSI): Producer
Reto Stockli (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
William Putman (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Data Used:
Terra and Aqua/MODIS/Blue Marble Land Cover
The Blue Marble data is courtesy of Reto Stockli (NASA/GSFC).
GEOS-5 Atmospheric Model on the Cubed-Sphere also referred to as: GEOS-5 Cubed-Sphere
The model is the GEOS-5 atmospheric model on the cubed-sphere, run at 14-km global resolution for 30-days. GEOS-5 is described here and the cubed-sphere work is described here
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This item is part of this series:
Science On a Sphere

SVS >> Beauty Shot
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Clouds
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