Global Sea Surface Temperature

Global Sea Surface Temperature
  • Credit:

    MODIS Instrument Team, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center,

This sea surface temperature map was produced using an 8-day composite of MODIS data acquired daily over the whole globe during the first week in April 2000. The red pixels show warmer surface temperatures, while yellows and greens are intermediate values, and blue pixels show cold water.

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  • Data Date:

    April 18, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    April 18, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration