Hurricane Isabel
http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2003/18sep_isabel.htm

Tony Phillips, NASA


This site features one of the remarkable satellite pictures of Hurricane Isabel's North American landfall at 11:50 a.m. EDT on Sept. 18th, 2003. Red, green, and blue filtered images were combined to create a true-color view of the dangerous storm. There is a link to a similar image that was captured on Sept. 17th by a different satellite. Also mentioned are sister satellites TRMM, Jason-1, and QuickScat which are all members of NASA's Earth-observing fleet. Onboard instruments sense the temperature of the air, the distribution of moisture around the storm, the speed of its winds, and the heights of clouds.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather:Hurricanes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Special Interest: Hazards
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), College Lower (13-14)
Topics: Atmosphere