Multi-Level Clouds over Sea Ice, Iceberg

Multi-Level Clouds over Sea Ice, Iceberg
  • Credit:

    Kathy Strabala, University of Wisconsin - CIMMS

This is an RGB composite image over broken sea ice. Low-level stratus clouds as well as a higher layer of cirrus clouds can be seen over the open ocean and the ice sheet. The image clearly shows that the ice sheet is breaking apart at the edge (iceberg B-15).
(MODIS Data Type: MODIS-PFM; MODIS Band Combination: 1, 4, 3)

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  • Data Date:

    March 20, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    April 21, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
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