CERES Longwave Radiation over North America

CERES Longwave Radiation over North America
  • Credit:

    CERES Instrument Team, NASA Langley Research Center,

CERES measures the energy emitted by the surface and atmosphere of the Earth. This image shows high emission from warm surfaces in yellow. Where the surface is colder, the image appears blue or white.

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  • Data Date:

    April 18, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    April 18, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - CERES
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration