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ISCCP Global Cloud Cover

This animated sequence is a one month sample of composited images from cloud cover data collected from a suite of U.S., European, and Japanese geostationary satellites and U.S. polar orbiting meteorological satellites. This data was composited under the auspices of ISCCP, the International Satellite Cloud Climatology Program.

Visualization Credits

Dave Pape (NASA): Lead Animator
William Rossow (NASA/GSFC GISS): Scientist
Alison Walker (NASA/GSFC GISS): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Data Used:
Global Cloud Cover 1983/10/01-1983/10/31
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.

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