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Great Lakes, Not so Great Ice

Warm air prevailed in the 2019-2020 winter season, preventing much ice from forming on the lakes.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using VIIRS data from NASA EOSDIS/LANCE and GIBS/Worldview and the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership, and ice cover data from NOAA/Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory. Story by Kathryn Hansen.

Published February 19, 2020
Data acquired February 14 - 18, 2020

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Model
Suomi NPP > VIIRS