Earth  ID: 3928

North America Snow Cover 2009-2012

This entry features visualization material of daily snow cover over North America from July 1, 2009 - March 11, 2012 and still images of snow cover in the Western region of United States.


Visualization Credits

Helen-Nicole Kostis (USRA): Lead Animator
Cindy Starr (GST): Visualizer
Rani Gran (NASA/GSFC): Producer
Dorothy Hall (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Jeffrey A. Miller (Wyle Information Systems): Scientist
Thorsten Markus (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/MODIS/Snow Cover Daily L3 Global 0.05Deg CMG (MOD10C1)
July 1, 2009 - March 11, 2012
Terra and Aqua/MODIS/Blue Marble: Next Generation also referred to as: BMNG
The Blue Marble data is courtesy of Reto Stockli (NASA/GSFC).
Note: While we identify the data sets used in these visualizations, we do not store any further details nor the data sets themselves on our site.

DLESE >> Cryology
SVS >> Earth
SVS >> Seasons
SVS >> Snow Cover
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Cryosphere >> Snow/Ice
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Precipitation >> Snow
GCMD >> Location >> North America
SVS >> Terra
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