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Aqua MODIS: Science and Beauty

May 16, 2012

Beautiful images from the MODIS instrument on NASA’s Aqua and Terra satellites are used by people all over the world every day. But MODIS is about more than just pretty pictures — the instrument’s contributions to science include a better understanding of the Earth’s cloud cover, aerosols, phytoplankton levels, and land cover.  credit:  NASA



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