Snow and ice in Wisconsin

Snow and ice in Wisconsin
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

This pair of true- and false-color images from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite on January 23, 2003, is centered on the state of Wisconsin. Winter temperatures have brought a lip of ice to the shores of Lakes Superior (north) and Michigan (east). In the false-color image, snow-free ground is green or tan, snow is light blue, and ice is light or bright blue. Clouds are white.

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  • Data Date:

    January 23, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    January 24, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration