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Great, Warm Lakes

Just a few months after an unusually warm winter with minimal ice, the surface temperatures of the lakes are now near or above records.


NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens, using data from the Multiscale Ultrahigh Resolution (MUR) project and bathymetry from the National Centers for Environmental Information. Story by Michael Carlowicz.

Published July 15, 2020
Data acquired July 9, 2020

Sources:
Aqua > AMSR-E
Aqua > MODIS
In situ Measurement
NOAA-15 POES > AVHRR
NOAA-18 POES - AVHRR
NOAA-19 POES > AVHRR
Terra > MODIS