Category: Weather Satellites

Unleashing the Power of Weather Satellites: The Art of Wind Animation

Weather satellites have revolutionized the way we study weather patterns and predict weather events. One of the most important applications of weather satellites is the generation of wind animations, which provide a comprehensive view of wind patterns over large areas. This information is critical to a wide range of industries, including aviation, agriculture, and offshore

Unraveling the Mystery of Russia’s Warm Central Circle: Insights from Weather Satellites

For years, scientists have been puzzled by a mysterious warm circle in the middle of Russia. This area, several hundred kilometers in diameter, has been found to have temperatures significantly higher than the surrounding regions. The phenomenon has been observed through satellite images and has been a topic of interest among researchers in the field

How to Access and Interpret AVHRR Data from NOAA CLASS: A Guide for Weather Satellite Analysis

The Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) is a sensor aboard several weather satellites that provides data for weather forecasting and climate monitoring. Data collected by AVHRR include measurements of sea surface temperature, vegetation health, cloud cover, and atmospheric temperature profiles. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) provides access to AVHRR data through the

Tracking the Upper-Level Outflow of Typhoons with Weather Satellites

Typhoons are powerful tropical cyclones that occur in the northwestern Pacific Ocean. They are responsible for significant damage and loss of life in the regions they affect. The upper-level outflow of a typhoon is an essential component of its structure and behavior. It plays a critical role in determining the intensity, size, and track of