MODIS Water Vapor

MODIS Water Vapor
  • Credit:

    Scientific Visualization Studio, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center,

Water vapor is by far the dominant greenhouse gas. MODIS can directly measure concentrations of the gas down through a total column of atmosphere, which is particularly useful for studies of regional and global hydrological cycles.

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  • Data Date:

    April 18, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    April 18, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS


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