Sea Surface Temperature (2000-2006)

The ocean colors in this animation represent measured sea surface temperatures from 2000 to 2006. The coldest areas remain at the poles, shaded in blue, and the warmest areas are at the equator, shaded in red. The black areas that appear in the ocean are from missing data due to cloud cover.

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atmosphere, change, climate, data, environmental, hurricanes, monitor, ocean, satellite, sea, surface, temperatures, water, weather