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- New Arctic Ice Thickness Map
- Life Expectancy in the U.S.
- Mapping the spread of the Cordón Caulle volcano ash cloud
- Visualize world flights on a 3D globe
- Socal Networking Map of the World (June 2011)
- Before and after aerial imagery of the Wallow Fire, Arizona
- The Dangers of New York City Traffic
- Explore the Sun with Helioviewer
Tag Archives: Weather
This amazing NASA MODIS satellite photo captures Iceland’s most active volcano, Grímsvötn erupting on May 22, 2011. The image shows the ash column rising above cloud level, casting a shadow to the west. A brown plume of volcanic ash shrouds the southern … Continue reading
This GOES East satellite photo, taken on May 22, 2011 shows storm clouds above the US Midwest. The image captures the weather system just moments before it spawned a deadly tornado that ripped a 4 mile long path through the … Continue reading
Grímsvötn, Iceland’s most active volcano, started erupting Saturday May 21, 2011. Local flights have been grounded, and airlines have been warned the plume of volcanic ash could reach Scotland in a couple of days. The image above shows the eruption cloud drifting … Continue reading
The United States National Weather Service has released a preliminary report mapping out the tracks of the deadly tornadoes which battered North Carolina on April 16, 2011. The Enhanced Fujita Scale (EF Scale) rates the strength of tornadoes. Higher numbers … Continue reading
Spring marks the start of the peak season for tornadoes in the USA. Several states have already had severe storm warnings this year. Using the NCDC storm database, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) visualization lab put together a … Continue reading
A few weeks ago the British tabloid had a report screaming ‘World of two halves! Map shows most of Northern Hemisphere is covered in snow and ice‘. At first glance, the NASA composite satellite image they base the story around … Continue reading