Spain and Portugal

Spain and Portugal
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

This Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from April 20, 2002, shows spring green expanding across Portugal (left) and Spain (right). Snow cover has been pushed back to only the highest elevations of the Pyrenees Mountains (upper right), which separate Spain from France. At bottom is the North African country of Morocco.

Images & Animations

File

File Dimensions

  • 1400x1050
  • JPEG 277 KB
  • 2800x2100
  • JPEG 1 MB
  • 5600x4200
  • JPEG 3 MB

Note: Often times, due to the size, browsers have a difficult time opening and displaying images. If you experiece an error when clicking on an image link, please try directly downloading the image (using a right click, save as method) to view it locally.

Metadata

  • Data Date:

    April 22, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    April 29, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration