How Night Vision Works: Techniques using Low-light and Infrared imaging TRMM TOVAS a member of the Giovanni (GES-DISC Interactive Online Visualization ANd aNalysis Infrastructure) family, which provides users with an easy-to-use, Web-based interface for the visualization and analysis of global precipitation data. Quick Looks - On-Line TMI Quick Look images TMI quick-looks available on-line. Each quick-look is generated at a resolution of 1/4 degree, thus generating an image of 1440x720 pixels, or a file size of about 500k. PPS - Precipitation Processing System (PPS) also formerly known as TRMM Science Data and Information System The real-time processing and post-processing of the TRMM science data is performed by the TRMM Science Data and Information System (TSDIS). GES DISC DAAC - Distributed Active Archive System The operational archiving and distribution to the public of all TRMM science data products is provided by the Goddard Distributed Active Archive Center (GES DISC DAAC). See links to other web sites related to TRMM
Labs | EOSDIS - Earthdata Website Interactively browse and download full-resolution, global, near real-time satellite imagery from 100+ data products from LANCE and other NASA data providers. In essence, Worldview shows the entire Earth as it looks "right now" - or at least as it has looked within the past few hours. This supports time-critical application areas such as wildfire management, air quality measurements, and weather forecasting. The imagery is generally available within three hours of observation and can easily be compared to observations from the past - just click or drag the time sliders at the bottom of the page. Imagery is available from May 2012 onward and we are working to provide access to earlier dates. Data granules, used to create the imagery are also searchable and can be downloaded through the Worldview interface. Browsing on tablet devices (iPad 2+ recommended) is currently supported for mobile access to this spacecraft imagery while in the field or on the couch.
Michael Brunke: Research SST is an important parameter as it drives some climate processes and is fundamental in the calculation of the turbulent flux of heat in models and for the generation of data sets. At the surface, there is a cool skin, a layer a few millimeters thick that is due to the exchange of heat and moisture to the atmosphere as well as the emission of infrared radiation, the radiation just beyond red on the electromagnetic spectrum. Below that in the daytime is a warm layer a few centimeters thick that is caused by the absorption of sunlight (Fairall et al. 1996). Observations of SST made by ships and buoys are generally made a few centimeters to a few meters below the surface and below both the cool skin and warm layer (Makevich et al. 2004). These SSTs are called bulk SSTs. Satellite instruments that observe in the infrared part of the spectrum in principle measure skin SST. For more information on this research, check out: Brunke, M. Brunke, M. Fairall, C. Garratt, J. May, D. Wick, G.
TRMM GOES Project Science OceanColor Home Page | NASA Ocean Color NASA's OceanColor Web is supported by the Ocean Biology Processing Group (OBPG) at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. Our responsibilities include the collection, processing, calibration, validation, archive and distribution of ocean-related products from a large number of operational, satellite-based remote-sensing missions providing ocean color, sea surface temperature and sea surface salinity data to the international research community since 1996. Gulf of Maine Historically rich fishing grounds, the Gulf of Maine and Georges Bank have been so heavily harvested that they can no longer fully supply our ever increasing demand for their resources. SeaDAS is an image analysis package for the processing and display of satellite ocean color data. SeaBASS is a repository of in situ oceanographic data to support algorithm development and satellite data product validation activities.
Ocean Motion and Surface Currents SST definitions - GHRSST - The International web portal to the Group for High-Resolution Sea Surface Temperature Understanding Sea Surface Temperature SST is a challenging parameter to define precisely as the upper ocean (~10 m) has a complex and variable vertical temperature structure that is related to ocean turbulence and air-sea fluxes of heat, moisture and momentum. A theoretical framework is therefore required to understand the information content and relationships between measurements of SST made by different satellite and in situ instruments, especially if these are to be merged together. Definitions of SST within the GHRSST The definitions of SST defined by GHRSST are currently being refined by the Science Team. The figure below presents a schematic diagram that summarises the definition of SST in the upper 10 m of the ocean and provides a framework to understand the differences between complementary SST measurements. Each of the definitions marked in the bottom right of the figure is explained in the following sub-sections. The interface temperature (SSTint)
Global MODIS SST Viewer Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research The MODIS Aqua Sea Surface Temperature (SST) data was obtained from the Ocean Color Web hosted by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Please refer to the following link for more information: MODIS SST Links Here are some quick links to our data viewer pages. General For general information For general instructions Utilities To get a satellite cycle by date (or vice versa): CCAR SSH Utilities To see what SSH data we have available: CCAR SSH Availability Global Viewers Realtime Gridded SSH Viewer Realtime Alongtrack SSH Viewer Historical Gridded SSH Viewer Historical Alongtrack SSH Viewer GOES SST Viewer MODIS Color Viewer MODIS SST Viewer Gulf of Mexico Viewers Realtime Gridded SSH Viewer Historical Gridded SSH Viewer GHR SST Viewer MODIS Color Viewer MODIS SST Viewer Welcome to the CCAR Global MODIS SST Viewer This page hosts our global MODIS Sea Surface Temperature data.
Ocean Color • Ocean Optics Web Book As used in this book, remote sensing refers to the use of optical measurements made from aircraft or satellites to obtain information about the constituents of natural waters, the corresponding IOPs, or the bottom depth and type. Oceanic remote sensing uses electromagnetic signals from the near UV (wavelengths from ) to various radar bands (wavelengths from to ). The applications of ocean color remote sensing are extensive, varied, and fundamental to understanding and monitoring the global ecosystem. The International Ocean Colour Coordinating Group (IOCCG) has a lengthy report, Why Ocean Colour? Remote sensing can be active or passive. , where is the speed of light in vacuo, is the water index of refraction, is the time between the arrival of the surface-reflected light and the light reflected by the bottom, and the 0.5 accounts for the light traveling from the surface to the bottom and back to the surface. Passive ocean-color remote sensing is conceptually simple.
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