Clouds and the Ross Ice Shelf

Clouds and the Ross Ice Shelf
  • Credit:

    Michael King, MODIS Atmosphere Science Team

    <LI>Ross Ice Shelf near Ross Island and the McMurdo Station Antarctica
      <LI>Ross Ice Shelf (smooth looking ice shelf the size of the state of California) <LI>Stratocumulus clouds over the Ross Sea
    <LI>Image swath: 250km widy by 250km long <LI>Visible image 0.645 µm

(Resolution: 250 meters; MODIS Data Type: MODIS-PFM; MODIS Band Combination: 1)

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  • Data Date:

    February 24, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    April 20, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
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