NASA adds climate data to Google Earth

Posted on Wednesday, Feb 28 2007 @ 09:02 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Dutch computer site writes NASA made a few new layers available for Google Earth:
  • sea temperatures
  • Chlorophyll concentrations (indicates the amount of plankton in the sea)
  • Composition of clouds
  • And snow coverage
  • The data comes from the space agency's Modis (Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer).

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