Snow in Northeast United States

Snow in Northeast United States
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

On December 9 and 18, 2002, snow lay on the ground in the Northeast. Complete states visible from bottom left (Dec. 9)are Pennsylvania, with almost all of New Jersey to its east; New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. At top left is Ontario, and top center, Quebec. In the false-color image, snow is red, snow-free terrain is green, and water is black. Clouds are white. These images were captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra satellite.

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  • Data Date:

    December 18, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    January 5, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
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