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Animation Identification Numbers 4100 through 4199

Movie ID Title
Comparison of fluorescence data (top) to NDVI data (bottom)   4100   Fluorescence Visualizations in High-Resolution (Comparison to NDVI)
This visualization shows the coronal hole over the course of 24 hours, sampled about once per minute.   4101   August 2013: SDO Observes Large Coronal Hole
This animation shows how NASA scientists  investigated the Saharan Air Layer during Hurricane Nadine.  The blue to white data in the curtains is attenuated backscatter from CPL.  The dropsonde data is showing relative humidity where blue represents dry air and red represents moist air.   4102   Global Hawk observes the Saharan Air Layer through the Cloud Physics Lidar (CPL) during Hurricane Nadine
This animation shows the drill site location on the Pine Island Ice Shelf along with velocity-colored ocean flows from the ECCO3 model.   4103   Measuring beneath the Pine Island Ice Shelf
The complete animation of the daily AMSR2 sea ice from May 16 through September 12, 2013.   4104   2013 Daily Arctic Sea Ice from AMSR2: May - September 2013
Animation of RCP 8.5 without dates.   4105   CMIP5: 21st Century Temperature Scenarios
Animation of RCP 8.5 without dates.   4106   CMIP5: 21st Century Precipitation Scenarios
A map of the Moon on a black background for October 12, 2013 at 12:00 UT. Labeled features include maria, craters, a mountain range, a scarp, a rille, and four Apollo landing sites.   4107   Moon Map for InOMN 2013
Land areas with transparency   4108   Rivers
Side by side comparison of the first ever photograph of the lunar far side, from Luna 3, and a visualization of the same view using LRO data. The LRO Moon includes latitude and longitude lines at 15-degree intervals.   4109   Lunar Far Side: From Luna 3 to LRO
Sample animation of RCP 8.5. This animation starts with the temperature scenerio and later dissolves into the precipitation scenerio.   4110   CMIP5: 21st Century Temperature and Precipitation Scenarios
The movie opens with a full-disk view of the Sun in visible wavelengths.  Then the filters are applied to small pie-shaped wedges of the Sun, starting with 170nm (pink), then 160nm (green), 33.5nm (blue), 30.4nm (orange), 21.1nm (violet), 19.3nm (bronze), 17.1nm (gold), 13.1nm (aqua) and 9.4nm (green).  We let the set of filters sweep around the solar disk and then zoom and rotate the camera to rotate with the filters as the solar image is rotate underneath.   4117   Solar Dynamics Observatory - Argo view
The phase and libration of the Moon for 2014, at hourly intervals. Includes supplemental graphics that display the Moon's orbit, subsolar and sub-Earth points, and the Moon's distance from Earth at true scale.   4118   Moon Phase and Libration, 2014
The phase and libration of the Moon for 2014, at hourly intervals. Includes supplemental graphics that display the Moon's orbit, subsolar and sub-Earth points, and the Moon's distance from Earth at true scale.   4119   Moon Phase and Libration, 2014 South Up
A movie of October 2013 solar flares in the SDO/AIA 30.4 nm filter.   4121   October 2013 X-Flare from Solar Dynamics Observatory
Labels   4122   'Water Falls' Elements
Sun eclipsed by Earth from Solar Dynamics Observatory.  Time 2013-03-11T06:29:07UT   4123   SDO Eclipses & Transits: March 2013
Evolution of the solar magnetic field from 1997 to 2013.  Version with time-stamp written in the image file.   4124   The Sun's Magnetic Field
The X-flare eruption seen in the SDO/AIA 13.1nm filter.   4125   The Fast X4 Flare from February 2014
This visualization starts with a global view and then zooms down to Antarctica textured by LIMA data. To bring out the subtle topographical ridges, the topography is exagerrated by 60x. Then, the MOA shaded relief dataset is featured. Next, NOAA's AVHRR minimum temperature is shown followed by NASA's AQUA/MODIS minimum temperature. Frequency < 185 degrees kelvin are shown. Finally, all temperatures that are less then 181 degrees kelvin (-92 degrees celsius or -134 degrees Fahrenheit) are shown.  The coldest temperature recorded from 2003 through 2013 is -93.2 degrees Celsius on August 10, 2010.  On July 31, 2013 it was -93.0 degrees celsius.   4126   Coldest Place on Earth
Movie showing the heliosphysics missions from near Earth orbit out to the orbit of the Moon.   4127   The 2013 Earth-Orbiting Heliophysics Fleet
1/4 resolution full-disk movie illustrating how the different wavelength filters move around the solar image.   4128   Solar Dynamics Observatory - Argo view - Slices of SDO
The full video, with narration by Andrew Chaikin. You can also watch this video on the  NASAexplorer YouTube channel . For complete transcript, click  here .   4129   Earthrise: The 45th Anniversary
Visualization showing first how early spacecraft like NIMBUS-7 had to communicate with ground stations, second how a typical modern spacecraft communicates with the TDRS fleet, and finally how the fleet of users communicate with TDRS fleet.   4130   Tracking Data Relay Satellite (TDRS) Orbital Fleet Communicating with User Spacecraft
The Earth showing the annual minimum sea ice with a graph overlay showing the annual minimum sea ice area in millions of square kilometers.   4131   Annual Arctic Sea Ice Minimum 1979-2013 with Area Graph
Movie of a spectacular bulb-shaped prominence (left limb) by an active region.   4132   May 2013: 'Light bulb'-shaped prominence
The Sun in the light of singly-ionized helium at 30.4 nanometers.   4133   February 2013: The Busy Sun
Groundwater in India as measured by GRACE   4134   Groundwater Depletion in India Revealed by GRACE -Extended
This color-coded map in Robinson projection displays a progression of changing global surface temperatures anomalies from 1880 through 2013. Higher than normal temperatures are shown in red and lower then normal temperatures are shown in blue.The final frame represents global temperature anomalies averaged from 2009 through 2013.   4135   Five-Year Global Temperature Anomalies from 1880 to 2013
Movie of continuing solar activity in October 2013.   4136   More Solar Excitement - October 2013
Animation sampler of thirty three of the recent animation created in the Scientific Visualization Studio.   4137   SVS Animation Sampler
Print resolution still:  top globe shows 1979 September sea ice cover; bottom globe shows 2012 September sea ice cover with albedo change overlaid using a red color bar.  Versions are provided with and without labels.   4138   Cover Candidate for PNAS:

Albedo Decrease Linked to Arctic Sea Ice

Visualization centered on the Voyager 1 trajectory through the solar system.   4139   Voyager 1 Trajectory through the Solar System
Visualization centered on the Voyager 2 trajectory through the solar system.   4140   Voyager 2 Trajectory through the Solar System
A simple visualization of Earth's magnetosphere near the time of the equinox.   4141   Earth's Magnetosphere
Jupiter's magnetosphere - a basic view.   4142   Jupiter's Magnetosphere
A basic view of Saturn's magnetosphere.   4143   Saturn's Magnetosphere
A basic view of the Uranian magnetosphere when the rotation axis is perpendicular to the Uranus-Sun line and days and nights are of equal duration.   4144   Uranus' Magnetosphere
A basic view of the Neptunian magnetosphere when the southern side of the rotation axis is directed sunward (southern summer)   4145   Neptune's Magnetosphere
Zoom in combining SDO imagery at 17.1 nm and IRIS/SJI at 133nm.   4146   IRIS close-up of a solar flare
Satellite-derived rainfall products are critical to understanding are global water cycle. In many parts of our planet, rain gauging stations are either not available or are to sparsely available to develop representative aerial samples. Here is a sample movie showing global rainfall product from the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM).   4147   Global rainfall prior to the Launch of Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Satellite
Jet stream over Asia, 2010   4148   The Polar Jet Stream Over Asia, 2010
This visualization shows precipitation and represents the mean output of how certain groups of CMIP5 models responded RCP 2.6  The pathways are numbered based on the expected Watts per square meter – essentially a measure of how much heat energy is being trapped by the climate system – each scenario would produce.   4149   Hyperwall Show: CMIP5 - 21st Century Temperature and Precipitation Scenarios
Movie of the formation and eruption of an arcade of coronal loops.   4150   January 2012 - Arcade of Coronal Loops from SDO
The X6.9 flare as seen by SDO/AIA in 13.1nm filter.   4151   Looking Back: The Record Flare for Solar Cycle 24
Colder then normal temperatures were seen in January of 2014 in the Eastern United States but that much of the rest of the world saw warmer then normal temperatures during that same time period.   4152   Global Temperature Anomalies from January 2014
Print resolution still of the GPM rain rate swath spanning across the entire Pacific Ocean on March 10th.   4153   GPM/GMI First Light
April 20 frost-free regions over North America.  Light green is the 1950-1952 average, darker green is the additional area for the 2009-2011 average.   4154   Early Spring Frost-Free Regions: Comparing 1950s and 2010s
Universal Time  (UT). The Moon moves right to left, passing through the penumbra and umbra, leaving in its wake an eclipse diagram with the times at various stages of the eclipse. Includes LRO's orbital motion.   4155   LRO and the Lunar Eclipse of April 15, 2014: Shadow View
The appearance of the Moon during the lunar eclipse at 10 seconds per frame. Displays LRO's orbit, its view of the Sun, and meters for the amount of sunlight LRO is receiving and the charge of its battery.   4156   LRO and the Lunar Eclipse of April 15, 2014: Telescopic View
With the lunar horizon in the foreground, the Earth passes in front of the Sun, revealing the red ring of sunrises and sunsets along the limb of the Earth. The   4157   Lunar Eclipse of April 15, 2014 As Viewed from the Moon
Initially viewed from overhead, the Moon orbits the Earth until it appears to enter the Earth's shadow. The view then rotates down into the ecliptic plane, showing that the tilt of the Moon's orbit causes it to miss the Earth's shadow. The movie fast-forwards several months, showing the rotation of the Moon's orbital plane with respect to the Sun, until the Moon really does enter the Earth's shadow.   4158   Lunar Eclipses and the Moon's Orbit
This visualization opens with an overview of the comet orbit, which lies between the orbit of Jupiter and Earth.  The camera then zooms-in to a close-up of the comet orbit intesecting the orbit of the Earth on May 23-24, 2014.  Note that the comet itself, which is very small and faint, passes behind the Earth and poses no risk of collision.   4159   The Dust Trail of Comet 209P/LINEAR
Stratospheric Ozone Intrusion Long Version   4160   Stratospheric Ozone Intrusion
Top-down view of the orbit of ISEE-3(ICE) relative to the inner solar system.  We see the orbit alternates with the spacecraft occasionally closer, then further from the Sun that Earth.   4161   ISEE-3 (ICE) Revisits Earth
This visualization zooms in to show the climatology of percent forest cover over the African rainforest. Then, it highlights spatial patterns of changes in April–May–June vegetation greenness for the period 2000–2012.  The vegetation browning/greening trend is shown only during the three-month period of April–May–June over mostly the intact Congo rainforest (6degS–5degN, 14degE–31deg E), not the entire African rainforest, as the satellite data are of the best quality during this period over the study region.   4162   Drought may take a toll on Congo Rainforest, NASA Satellites Show
This animation shows GPM collecting data on March 17th over a large east coast snow storm. The animation begins with GPM collecting 37 GHz horizontally polarized brightness temperature data over the storm (in shades of aquamarine). All of GPM's 13 bands are then spread out to reveal the entire range of brightness temperature data. This data then collapses into precipitation rates for this storm. Frozen precipitation is shown in shades of blue (low amounts) to violet (high amounts), and liquid precipitation is represented in colors ranging from green (low amounts) to red (high amounts).  As the camera pulls out, GPM continues traversing the globe showing precipitation rates for the remainder of the swath.   4163   GPM Senses East Coast Snow Storm on March 17th, 2014
A view of the visible light solar disk from SDO/HMI and zoom-in to show visible light, hydrogen-alpha, and a calcium line from the Sacremento Peak observatory.   4164   A Multi-Mission View of a Solar Flare: Optical to Gamma-rays
Soil Moisture   4165   Aquarius Soil Moisture
Prominence eruption in the SDO/AIA 17.1nm filter.   4166   March 2014: Erupting Solar Prominence
Enlil model run of the July 23, 2012 CME and events leading up to it.  This view includes a 'top-down' view in the plane of Earth's orbit, as well as a slice perpendicular to the orbit which passes through Earth.  We see the previous CME pass Earth, but not the July 23 event.   4167   The Big CME that Missed Earth
A print resolution image showing the change in velocity for glaciers flowing into the Amundsen Sea between 1996 and 2008.  The colorbar is below.   4168   West Antarctic Collapse
Accumulating swaths from the GPM Constellation, shown on a flat map.  Swaths are brightest with current data, then fade to a dimmer representation.   4170   GPM Constellation Covers the Earth
Jet stream over Europe   4171   European Jet Stream
A view of the July 23, 2012 CME from AIA in the 131 angstrom filter.   4172   As Seen by SDO: The Carrington-Class CME of 2012
Visualization of GPM collecting data on March 17th, 2014 over the last major snow storm of winter 2013-2014 to hit the east coast. The animation begins with GPM/GMI collecting a swath of ground rain rate data across the region of interest. A volumetric dataset of rain rates (taken by DPR) then dissolves in to show the structure of the storm. A dissecting plane is then turned on to not only provide relative height and width information for the storm, but it then slices through the storm to reveal some of the storm's interior structure. Shades of green to red indicate areas of liquid precipitation. Shades of cyan to purple are areas of frozen precipitation. GPM is the first satellite to differentiate between liquid and frozen precipitation.   4173   GPM Examines East Coast Snow Storm
The previous visualization of the NOAA drifter buoys does not show how the buoys might move towards the garbage patches becasue they are continuously released.   We shifted the timing of each buoy data set so that the start time of each buoy data set was the same.  This means that the buoys you see at any particular time have been in the water the same amount of time.   This also allows you to see the interesting patterns of buoy release.  While there are likely seasonal variations in how buoys move, the general pattern shows that the buoys tend to move around until they move into slow moving larger circulation patterns which are the garbage patches.   4174   Garbage Patch Visualization Experiment
A high-resolution free-air gravity map based on GRAIL data, overlaid on terrain based on LRO altimeter (LOLA) and camera (LROC) data. The view is south-up, with the south pole near the horizon in the upper left and the crescent Earth in the distance. The terminator crosses the eastern rim of the Schrödinger basin. Gravity is painted onto the areas that are in or near the night side. Red corresponds to mass excesses and blue to mass deficits.   4175   GRAIL Gravity Map for the Cover of Geophysical Research Letters
MAVEN's cruise phase from Earth to Mars (top-down view)   4176   MAVEN: Cruise Phase
In this composite of EUVI 304 angstrom, COR2 and the Heliospheric Imager-1 (HI-1), we see particle hits of solar protons and other heavy ions striking the CCD and also appearing in the HI-1 imager.    4177   As Seen by STEREO-A: The Carrington-Class CME of 2012
In this sequence from the STEREO-B, 304 angstrom ultraviolet filter, we see the CME rising from the lower left limb of the sun.   4178   As Seen by STEREO-B: The Carrington-Class CME of 2012
Nitrogen dioxide levels for the continental United States.   4179   US Air Quality
Clouds and TAUIR from the 7km GEOS-5 Nature Run (7km-G5NR)    For complete transcript, click  here .   4180   Volume-Rendered Global Atmospheric Model
MAVEN orbit insertion animation   4181   MAVEN: Insertion Orbit
Full disk HD movie in the SDO 131 angstrom filter.   4182   Double Solar Flare of June 10, 2014 as Seen by SDO
Oblique view of dark matter particles collecting around the black hole.  This provides a better view of some of the more complex trajectories near the spin axis.   4183   Capturing Dark Matter with Black Holes
This visualization is a time-series of the global distribution and variation of the concentration of mid-tropospheric carbon dioxide observed by the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) on the NASA Aqua spacecraft. For comparison, it is overlain by a graph of the seasonal variation and interannual increase of carbon dioxide observed at the Mauna Loa, Hawaii observatory.  Please note, Mid-Tropospheric carbon dioxide shows a steady increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations over time.   4184   2014 Update Aqua/AIRS Carbon Dioxide with Mauna Loa Carbon Dioxide
The Apollo 11 landing site visualized in three dimensions using photography and a stereo digital elevation model from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera.  Transcript .   4185   A New Look at the Apollo 11 Landing Site
Animation of Hurricane Arthur on July 3rd, 2014. The animation begins with global infrared data showing the progression of the storm as it forms into a hurricane. Then GPM flies overhead measuring rain rates on the ground. GPM's Dual frequency Precipitation Radar (DPR) then dissolves in to reveal the internal structure of the hurricane. Next, a cutting plane appears to dissect the storm and show the inner rain patterns.   4186   GPM Dissects Hurricane Arthur
This image shows one of the possible ship paths (red) and coordinated aircraft flight lines (yellow) for SABOR. Scientists on the National Science Foundation's Research Vessel Endeavor, operated by the University of Rhode Island, depart from Narragansett, Rhode Island on July 18 to cruise through a range of ecosystems and water types between the U.S. East Coast and the Bahamas. NASA's UC-12 airborne laboratory, based at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, will begin making science flights over the Atlantic on July 20.   4187   NASA's Ship-Aircraft Bio-Optical Research (SABOR) Field Campaign
This movie opens with a close-up view of Earth with geo-magnetic field lines.  The camera pulls out and fades in a profile slice of the plasma density data.   4188   Comparative Magnetospheres: A Noteworthy Coronal Mass Ejection
This movie opens with a close-up view of Earth with geo-magnetic field lines.  The camera pulls out and fades in a profile slice of the plasma density data.   4189   Comparative Magnetospheres: A Carrington-Class CME
MAVEN's orbit transitions from the insertion orbit to a tighter science orbit   4190   MAVEN: Science Orbit
In this animation, the Earth rotates slowly as the Arctic sea ice advances over time from March 21, 2014 to August 3, 2014.   4191   AMSR2 Daily Arctic Sea Ice - 2014
Several landers and orbiting spacraft are shown followed by their position relative to comet Siding Spring   4192   Mars Fleet and Comet Siding Spring
The geometry of the Moon's orbit in motion, from mid-July until the supermoon on August 10, 2014. The inner blue circle shows perigee distance, the outer blue circle shows apogee distance, and the off-center, light gray circle shows the Moon's orbit. Frame sequences with alpha channels are available for the separate elements of the animation.   4193   Supermoon 2014
This short segment presented as a SIGGRAPH Daily at SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver, Canada is a subset of a longer narrated animation.  The animation shows the accumulated change in the elevation of the Greenland ice sheet between 2003 and 2012.   4194   SIGGRAPH Daily 2014: Measuring Elevation Changes on the Greenland Ice Sheet
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