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Figure 5.Same-day sea-ice images from microwave and visible/infrared sensors. Left: The Arctic region on 12 March 2003, as imaged from the 89-GHz vertically polarized channel of the Earth Observing System (EOS) Aqua Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer for EOS (AMSR-E), at a pixel resolution of 5 km. Right:
Ice-surface temperature in the Fram Strait on 12 March 2003, as determined from data from the EOS Terra Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS). (Images from Hall and others, 2004.

Figure 5. Same-day sea-ice images from microwave and visible/infrared sensors. Left: The Arctic region on 12 March 2003, as imaged from the 89-GHz vertically polarized channel of the Earth Observing System (EOS) Aqua Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer for EOS (AMSR-E), at a pixel resolution of 5 km. Right: Ice-surface temperature in the Fram Strait on 12 March 2003, as determined from data from the EOS Terra Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS). (Images from Hall and others, 2004.)



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