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Ice progress in NW Ontario and Northern US Midwest - MODIS Image
« on: December 12, 2009, 07:13:14 am »
There is a beautiful almost cloud-free, sharp image of southern Northwestern Ontario and the northern US Midwest, on the Dec 11 MODIS image.  I have been waiting for a cloud free image to check on the lake country I am interested in. 
http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/subsets/?subset=USA3.2009345.terra.1km
For zooming in for detail, you can click on the 500m or 250m resolution.

This image also shows perfectly the lake evaporation and cloud making effect of the big lakes.  Even many of the smaller open lakes are showing cloud streamers originating on them.
 
There is also a great image of most of NW Ontario and eastern Manitoba
http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/subsets/?subset=AERONET_Pickle_Lake

For info on how to find your area and use the MODIS images to interpret ice formation, I wrote this little tutorial a couple years ago.
http://wintertrekking.com/index.php?topic=30.0
« Last Edit: January 04, 2012, 09:11:15 pm by HOOP »
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