National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, "Monitoring the Climate of 2000-April 22, 2000-Earth Day,"

This page was created on April 22, 2000 to honor the 40th anniversary of weather satellites. A section entitled "Improvements in Satellite Imagery/Analyses" will prove particularly helpful to students during their comparisons of satellite images over time. Two images–one from TIROS and one showing more recent hurricanes Floyd and Andrew–are posted side-by-side. Also of interest on the webpage is an image of the first satellite launch.

Referenced in:
Our Eye in the Sky: The TIROS Weather Satellite

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