Pat Ryan-Remote Sensing

Physical Ocean Science and Engineering
University of Delaware


This image of Nares Strait, derived from data collected by NASA's Terra and Aqua Satellite imaging systems, was created using publicly available MODIS data files and utilities. Seadas programs and FORTRAN code as well as GMT software were used in the production. All processing was performed on a MacBook Pro.

Method of Creation

Files can be selected for processing at: NASA's Ocean Color Images

Processing Hierarchy Chart: a simple chart of the processes used to produce the image from MODIS data files. Click on processes highlighted in blue to view code authored or modified by me. Yellow highlighted code is the version of MODIS scripts utilized in processing.

Group 3 - Images of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull Volcano, April 2010

  • April 7, 2010 MODIS Band1
  • April 18, 2010 MODIS Band1
  • April 18, 20010 MODIS Band2

    Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig

  • Oil Rig April 19, 2010
  • Zoomed In (Apr 19)

    Kangerlussuaq Fjord (Greenland)

  • 09/04/2009
  • 02/20/2010
  • 04/03/2010
  • 04/06/2010
  • 04/07/2010
  • 04/20/2010
  • 04/28/2010
  • 04/29/2010

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