Earth  ID: 2352

Lake Effects of Lake Michigan, Faster Push-in

Today's SeaWiFS image of Lake Michigan shows a lake effect where clear dry air moves eastward as it traverses the lake and forming dense clouds by the time it reaches the Michigan shore.

Visualization Credits

Joycelyn Thomson (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
Norman Kuring (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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Data Used:
SeaStar/SeaWiFS 01/17/2002
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Goddard TV Tape:
G2002-005

Keywords:
SVS >> Clouds
DLESE >> Hydrology
GCMD >> Location >> Great Lakes
GCMD >> Location >> Michigan
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 8.0.0.0.0