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Sea Level Rise in Florida

Coastal Risk of Sea Level Rise

Sea Level Plus is a compilation of potential sea level scenarios and current climate change science based on the latest available data. Data categories include High Resolution Sea Level Maps, Risk to Coastal Regions, Carbon Cycle, Fossil Fuel and Energy Economics, Changes in Sea Ice and Land Ice, Risks to Coral Reefs, Increasing Temperature and Heat Content, Drought and Vulnerable Populations.

Sea Level Plus allows you to readily visualize the complex biological and human factors that underlie the behavior of Earth's climate. It is designed to provide a scientific reference source of climate change data, as well as an intuitive interface for the educational exploration of this field.


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Martian Heights
Surface Imagery of Mars

Geophysical Characteristics of Mars

Martian Heights is an extensive collection of high resolution maps of Mars exploration from the Viking craft in 1976 to the present. Data categories include high resolution Surface Imagery, Physical, Geological, Chemical measurements and properties. Martian Heights also includes Surface Features, Elevation Contours and Spacecraft Landing Sites.

Martian Heights allows users to readily visualize the diverse data that has been collected over the last forty years of interplanetary exploration of Earth's neighbor. It is designed to provide a scientific reference source of planetary data, as well as an intuitive interface for the educational exploration of Martian physical properties.


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Superstorm Sandy

2012 Atlantic Storms

These high-definition videos depict a variety of properties of the Atlantic hurricanes and tropical storms of 2012. Explore the atmospheric and oceanic conditions that gave rise to this busy and destructive season of storms

High resolution satellite imagery charts the progression of the entire 2012 Atlantic hurricane season from May to November.

The meteorological parameters of Superstorm Sandy are presented for the time course of this catastrophic hurricane.

Additionally, you can follow the path of Superstorm Sandy through the Caribbean and along the US East Coast.


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NAIP (NRL)

I-Cubed

Data and software updates for World Wind 1.4.0 have been released. These updates replace expired servers of surface imagery and elevation.

High resolution surface maps are updated for the Earth, Moon and Mars. Additional image layers are also provided.

New imagery includes NAIP, USGS DRG Quads, CONUS, NEXRAD, and CPC Global Cloud Cover.

The new version also includes the other planets and the Sun.


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Sea Surface Temperature

SST Anomaly

SeaSTA is a comprehensive assembly of high resolution maps of Sea Surface Temperature (SST), SST Anomaly Tropical Storms and SST Statistics from 1982 to the present.

Explore the profound effects on climate and weather controlled by this vast oceanic engine and investigate the powerful tropical storms it produces.

Developed with the highest quality data available, this add-on allows visualization and presentation of SST data and effects at both educational and reference levels in an easy to use, intuitive package.


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A Visual Tour of the Moons of Saturn

A Visual Tour of the Moons of Saturn

This high definition video presentation displays the diverse moons of Saturn, compiled with the latest imagery from the Cassini mission to Saturn and displayed with PanglossTech's Saturn Add-on.

Full-globe surface maps are rendered using the remarkable, high resolution photomosaics ptoduced by NASA. Fundimental physical characteristics of Saturn's satellites are also illustrated.


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Equity Markets, Economic Fundamentals and Trade Data

US Unemployment, Economic and Labor Data

Global Markets is an extensive package of market and economic datasets that explores recent worldwide financial trends. Data categories include equity market changes, trade, financial, energy, agricultural and human components of the global economy.

Evaluate the many aspects of the global marketplace with easily interpreted comparisons of the fundamental characteristics of trade and commerce.

Derived from the most current data available, this add-on allows exploration and presentation of economic information at both educational and reference levels in an easy to use, intuitive package.


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Videos of 2008 Tropical Storms

Storm Tracks and Probabilities

Global Health Expenditures is a World Wind add-on and video that compares governmental and total spending on health care in countries around the globe.

Derived from World Health Organization statistics, the Global Health Expenditures Add-on examines the wide range and distribution of health expenditures that occur across the world.


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Videos of 2008 Tropical Storms

Storm Tracks and Probabilities

Online videos depicting 'storm's eye' viewpoints of the flight paths of the major Atlantic tropical storms during 2008. Storm tracks and historical cyclone frequency are also illustrated.

Prepared with Sea Breeze for World Wind, these videos offer a unique and informative visualization of some of Nature's most powerful forces.


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Sea surface temperature of the Western Atlantic

Salinity in the seas surrounding the Middle East

Sea Breeze is a large and comprehensive compilation of over 600 high resolution maps depicting many properties and processes that govern the behavior of the world's oceans and seas.

Examine and compare the physical, chemical and biological roles of dozens of parameters, ranging from geological to marine to atmospheric effects. Seasonal and annual analyses provide insight into the dynamic patterns that control life on Earth.

Derived from the highest resolution, most current data available, this add-on allows exploration and presentation of oceanic phenomena at both educational and reference levels in an easy to use, intuitive package.


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Asia-America Land Bridge ~18,000 years ago

5 and 10 meter flood zones

Sea Level Deluxe is a greatly expanded version of the popular free Sea Level add-on. It includes many added features: higher resolution, more maps, contours and flood zones.

Explore sea levels from their low during the last ice age to the high that would accompany complete melting of the Antarctic and Arctic ice caps. Examine the topography of the earth during the great human migrations of prehistory. Discover the effects of rising sea level and see the regions at greatest risk.


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Iceland

Cape Cod and the Gulf of Maine

Shaded Relief is a collection of six high resolution (~1 km) shaded relief maps for use with NASA World Wind.

These topographic/bathymetric maps are provided in a number of different color schemes that can be used alone or in combination with other layers. Individual layers are produced with natural-appearing colors, rainbow-type palette and grayscale to yield attractive and accurate imagery.


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Links To Planetary Features

Features on Io

Planetary Navigator is a series of online pages that provide direct links to the named features of all the planets and moons available in NASA World Wind.

The clickable shortcuts on these pages will take you to the selected feature in World Wind. Craters, mountains, valleys and many other features are organized by planet/moon and the type of feature. Just click the link to the feature of interest and World Wind will take you to the desired location.


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NASA World Wind allows you to visit distant worlds in startling detail. Or, explore the nature of our own planet and its many fascinating characteristics. Add-ons for Earth include geological and physical properties, as well as demographic trends. See the free add-ons for NASA World Wind here.