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Snow and Sea Ice on the Poles

March 3, 2012

Snow and sea ice in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres pulse at exact opposite times of year, constantly out of phase. Data visualization of snow cover data from AMSR-E radiometer on the Aqua satellite and MODIS on the Terra satellite. Snow and sea ice in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres pulse at exact opposite times of year, constantly out of phase.  Credit:  NASA/Goddard



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