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Cold California weather after polar vortex breakdown captured by AIRS
February Cold in California as Captured by AIRS
Atmospheric River Storms hitting the US West Coast shown with AIRS brightness temperature data
California Atmospheric River Storms Captured by NASA's AIRS
Surface air temperature maps with geopotential height contours overlaid over North America and the Arctic on December 13th and 22nd, 2022, showing the breaking polar vortex and extremely cold air plunging into the US.
AIRS Captures Extreme Cold Air Outbreak Sweeping Across North America
Sulfur dioxide plume from Mauna Loa volcanic eruption
NASA's AIRS Instrument Tracks Volcanic Sulfur Dioxide Plume from Mauna Loa to Texas over Three Days
The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder aboard the Aqua satellite captured the outer bands of the powerful tropical cyclone as the storm approached the Korean Peninsula.
NASA's AIRS Instrument Records Typhoon Hinnamnor Before Landfall
The visualizations and images in this story show several quantities AIRS has observed over its 20 year lifetime. Most of these quantities have a common trait: the effects over the past two decades of human activities are easily seen in the AIRS observations.
20 Years of AIRS: A Story in Visualizations