New MODIS Satellite Image Browser

posted Aug 9, 2011, 9:04 AM by Paul Woods   [ updated Aug 24, 2011, 9:44 AM by grorge baker ]
We at SkyTruth spend a lot of time looking at satellite images, and this means that we also spend a lot of time wandering through clumsy government web portals to get at the latest free imagery.    Well here in the lab we finally got fed up with all the extra mouse clicks, so we made a single KML file that lets you quickly browse through all the available MODIS imagery (for now just region USA7, which includes the Gulf of Mexico).  You can see it here: