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Piecing Together the Temperature Puzzle

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Lori Perkins (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
Alex Kekesi (GST): Animator
Cindy Starr (GST): Animator
Horace Mitchell (NASA/GSFC): Animator
Ryan Boller (NASA/GSFC): Animator
Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Animator
Tom Bridgman (GST): Animator
Marte Newcombe (GST): Animator
Helen-Nicole Kostis (UMBC): Animator
Eric Sokolowsky (GST): Animator
Randall Jones (GST): Animator
Chris Meaney (HTSI): Animator
Stuart A. Snodgrass (GST): Animator
Megan Willy (IRC/UMBC): Animator
Adam Martin (UMBC): Animator
Susan Twardy (HTSI): Animator
John Waldrop (NASA): Animator
Reto Stockli (NASA/GSFC): Animator
Jennifer A. Shoemaker (UMBC): Video Editor
Jefferson Beck (UMBC): Narrator
Jennifer A. Shoemaker (UMBC): Producer
Ralph Kahn (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Jennifer A. Shoemaker (UMBC): Videographer
Silvia Stoyanova (UMBC): Videographer
Jennifer A. Shoemaker (UMBC): Writer
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Data Used:
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Aqua/AMSR-E/Sea Surface Temperature
Aqua/AMSR-E/Daily L3 6.25 km 89 GHz Brightness Temperature (Tb)
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
Terra and Aqua/MODIS/Blue Marble Land Cover
The Blue Marble data is courtesy of Reto Stockli (NASA/GSFC).
Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Special Sensor Microwave Imager
Terra and Aqua/MODIS/Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) also referred to as: NDVI
SOHO monitors the Sun with a variety of instruments.

Among the SOHO instruments is the Michelson Doppler Interferometer (MDI) and the Extreme ultraviolet Imaging Telescope (EIT).

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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