22 Sep '12, 10pm

Oregon Rain Shadow

Within a three-hour drive across Oregon, you can visit a beach, a temperate rainforest, a mountain glacier, and the high desert. The diversity of the landscape is mostly driven by the interaction of air masses and the mountains. This image from the Landsat 5 satellite (bands 5, 4, and 3) was acquired on October 27, 2011. The false-color view shows the high desert—bare soil and sparse vegetation appear in shades of brown and pink—and the deep green vegetation on the west side of the Cascade Mountains. The one blue spot is the glacial cap of Mount Hood. The transition from green to brown is indicative of a rain shadow. Winds blow in from the west, carrying moisture from the Pacific Ocean. As the air moves across the landscape and up into the high elevations of the Cascade Range, air pressure decreases. The air cools and becomes unable to hold as much moisture, causing water ...

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