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Paint By Particle: A Beautiful Climate Model By NASA

Sunday 11.18.2012 , Posted by

With all of the satellites in our skies, NASA collects up to 30 million observations of the Earth each day. But it is only when these observations are layered into one picture, called climate modeling, that we get to see the wispy beauty of our atmosphere. The video below, titled Paint By Particle, was published by NASAexplore and allows us to “watch as dust and sea salt swirl inside cyclones, carbon bursts from fires, sulfate streams from volcanoes—and see how these aerosols paint the modeled world.” [Read more...]

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