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Title: 
Different satellite views of the northeast snowstorm
Author(s): 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Language: 
eng
Description: 
  • This series of images were taken simultaneously by the GOES-East satellite on January 26, 2011. They show the storm that is approaching the Northeast U.S. in three different channels: visible, infrared, and infrared water vapor. Whereas visible imagery is only available during daylight hours, it provides highly detailed images of cloud features. Infrared imagery senses cloud temperatures, which are a good indication of storm intensity. In this image, cold, intense cloud areas are colored in shades of orange. The image to the far right uses the infrared water vapor channel, which indicates areas of moisture in the atmosphere. Areas of high water vapor content are colored in shades of blue. Clear areas are dry, high pressure features, usually associated with the jet stream
  • Educação Superior::Ciências Exatas e da Terra::GeoCiências
  • Ensino Médio::Geografia
Issue Date: 
  • 26-Jan-2011
  • 1-May-2011
  • 4-Jul-2012
  • 4-Jul-2012
  • 4-Jul-2012
Publisher: 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Keywords: 
  • Educação Básica::Ensino Médio::Geografia::Questões ambientais, sociais e econômicas
  • Educação Superior::Ciências Exatas e da Terra::Geociências::Meteorologia
  • Blizzard
  • Snowstorm
Notes: 
Show different satellite views of the U.S. northeast snowstorm on January 26, 2011
Source: 
http://objetoseducacionais2.mec.gov.br/handle/mec/21565
URI: 
http://acervodigital.unesp.br/handle/unesp/373228
Rights: 
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Type: 
imagem
Appears in Collections:MEC - Objetos Educacionais (BIOE) - OE

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