31 Oct '12, 10pm

This is fascinating: slicing through Sandy’s clouds:

This is fascinating: slicing through Sandy’s clouds:

Satellite instruments captured numerous images of Hurricane Sandy—using both daylight and moonlight —as the enormous storm approached the heavily-populated East Coast of the United States in late October 2012. In most cases, these instruments observed just the uppermost layer of clouds at the top of the storm. However, one satellite—Cloudsat —peered inside the storm and observed its vertical structure. It did so with a cloud-profiling radar that sent pulses of energy toward Earth and recorded the strength of the signal that bounced off ice and water particles. The bottom map shows the storm as observed by Cloudsat around 2 p.m. local time (18:00 Universal Time) on October 29, 2012. The image shows a cross-section—what the storm would look like if it had been sliced near the middle and viewed from the side. (Watch this animation to see how Cloudsat collects data). The top i...

Full article: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=79577

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