Stratocumulus off the
Californian coast.(80K) This image was aquired with
MODIS. Notice the interesting coastal features such as the
Catalina-type eddy and cloud clearances behind headland
features. The cellular convective features in the cloud are particularly stiking.
WAVES TMI Sea-surface temperature
animation (AVI format) for 1999-2000 showing tropical instability waves (TIW) in
the East Pacific. Each frame is one day. Grid is equal lat-lon
[180W-80W; 10S-10N], with SSTs from 20C (black) through 30C (white).