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Archive: Thu Apr 2011

Von Karman vortices south of the Aleutian Islands

 AWIPS images of POES AVHRR 0.86 µm visible channel data (above) revealed a pair of von Karman vortices streaming southward from the Aleutian Islands of Alaska on 14 April 2011. In this 2-image comparison, note that the cloud features were moving, but the ice in the Bering Sea remained stationary.An... Read More