Earth  ID: 2932

Daily Snow over North America 2002-2003 without Permafrost Map

This animation shows daily snow cover over North America from September 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003. The sea ice climatology indicates the average extent of the sea ice during each month.

Visualization Credits

Cindy Starr (GST): Lead Visualizer
Dorothy Hall (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio, and Mary Jo Brodzik (NSIDC)

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Data Used:
DMSP/SSM/I/Monthly Sea Ice Concentration Climatology
Terra/MODIS/Snow Cover Daily L3 Global 0.05Deg CMG (MOD10C1)
2002/09/01 - 2003/06/30
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 >> Seasons
SVS >> Snow Cover
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Precipitation >> Snow
GCMD >> Location >> North America
SVS >> For Educators
SVS >> Seasons >> Vegetation
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