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Archive: Jul 2009

River valley fog in southwestern Wisconsin

A comparison of the 1-km resolution MODIS fog/stratus product with the corresponding 4-km resolution GOES-12 fog/stratus product (above) shows the importance of improved spatial resolution for the detection of areas of river valley fog (yellow to orange features) that were beginning to form across parts of southwestern Wisconsin and adjacent... Read More

Solar eclipse shadow

MTSAT-1R visible images (above) showed the large shadow from a solar eclipse, which could be seen moving from west to east across Asia and the Pacific Ocean on 22 July 2009. According to Wikipedia, this was the longest-lasting total solar eclipse of the 21st century, with a duration of up... Read More