MODIS Global Sea Surface Temperature

MODIS Global Sea Surface Temperature
  • Credit:

    Scientific Visualization Studio, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center,

MODIS provides frequent (every 1-2 days) global views of many of the Earth's vital signs. This image shows a true-color land surface and a false color sea surface temperature map (red and yellow are warmer, blues are cooler).

Images & Animations


File Dimensions

  • QuickTime 5 MB


  • Data Date:

    April 18, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    April 18, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration