Next-Generation Weather Satellite Demonstration Project
September 7, 2005 6:58 PM   Subscribe

Next generation page for weather sat info Tutorial is attached to the "New User" button. This is nice. "Purpose" is some Flash thing I can't read but the weather satellite maps (USA, for now) are very nicely done. You can see the lights coming on as the sunset line sweeps across the country. Except, of course, where they're off ...
posted by hank (4 comments total)
bitchin' find! thanks.
posted by Jikido at 7:07 PM on September 7, 2005

Cool, I am a bit lost, but cool!
posted by riffola at 7:17 PM on September 7, 2005

on the linked page, click the "animate" button. you're given a bunch of choices of what you want to see. i chose "most recent" at large resolution (50% of original) and got a cool animation of night falling over america. i recognized the storm system forming over my city from that same time earlier tonight (I think).
posted by carsonb at 10:10 PM on September 7, 2005

Interesting. Related: Today 37signals pointed out that NWS alerts are a usability nightmare.
posted by dhartung at 11:13 PM on September 7, 2005

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