Hurricane Linda

The March 1999 cover of National Geographic Magazine features rendered perspective #2, below of Hurricane Linda.

Full-Earth Views

Full-hemisphere views of the Earth showing Hurricane Linda at its peak approaching Baja California on 1997 September 11 at 17:45 UT. This is a composite image using data from three satellites. Cloud data are from the NOAA GOES-8 satellite. Land data are from AVHRR (1995 September 1-11); ocean color data are from SeaWiFS (1997 September 18 to October 3).

Images produced by Reto Stöckli.

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Overhead Views

Hurricane Linda approaching Baja California on 1997 September 12 at 18:00 UT (10:00 PST). Data are from the NOAA GOES-9 satellite. Images and rendering by Marit Jentoft-Nilsen.

[Hurricane Linda]
Hurricane Linda (wide field) (60 kB JPEG, 686x577)

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[Hurricane Linda]
Hurricane Linda (close-up) (74 kB JPEG, 732x566)

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Rendered Perspective Views

(Marit Jentoft-Nilsen)

[Hurricane Linda]
Hurricane Linda (rendering #1) (232 kB JPEG, 600x800)

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[Hurricane Linda] As seen on cover of National Geographic Magazine, March 1999!
Hurricane Linda (rendering #2) (285 kB JPEG, 600x800)

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Hurricane Linda (rendering #3) (285 kB JPEG, 600x800)

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[Hurricane Linda]
Hurricane Linda (rendering #4) (317 kB JPEG, 600x800)

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[Hurricane Linda]
Hurricane Linda (rendering #5) (288 kB JPEG, 600x800)

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[Hurricane Linda]
Hurricane Linda (rendering #6) (258 kB JPEG, 800x600)

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See the RSD Image Catalog for additional images.

Image produced by Laboratory for Atmospheres, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.