Earth ID: 3944
Pulse of Snow and Sea Ice
Snow and sea ice in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres pulse at exact opposite times of year, constantly out of phase.
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Aqua/AMSR-E/Daily L3 6.25 km 89 GHz Brightness Temperature (Tb)
Aqua/AMSR-E/Daily L3 12.5km Tb, Sea Ice Concentration, and Snow Depth
also referred to as: Sea Ice Concentration
Terra/MODIS/Snow Cover Daily L3 Global 0.05Deg CMG (MOD10C1)
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 >> HDTV
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Cryosphere >> Sea Ice
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Cryosphere >> Snow/Ice >> Ice Extent
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Cryosphere >> Snow/Ice >> Snow Cover
SVS >> AMSR-E
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 188.8.131.52.0