Oceans Primed for Peak of Hurricane Season - related image preview

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Oceans Primed for Peak of Hurricane Season

Sea surface temperatures are a fair predictor of the readiness of the ocean to fuel and sustain storms.


NASA Earth Observatory image by Lauren Dauphin, using data from the Multiscale Ultrahigh Resolution (MUR) project. Story by Michael Carlowicz.

Published August 12, 2021
Data acquired August 11, 2021

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