Dr. Roy’s Earth Today #9: The Middle East

October 13th, 2014 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D.

Midday today (October 13, 2014) over the Middle East as seen by NASA MODIS instrument on the Terra satellite (click for full size version):

The Middle East as seen by the NASA MODIS instrument on October 13, 2014, remapped into Google Earth.

The Middle East as seen by the NASA MODIS instrument on October 13, 2014, remapped into Google Earth.


Note the Anaam Agricultural Project in the lower right, near the Saudi Arabian/Jordan border, made up of many ~1 km diameter circular fields of irrigated crops.


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  1. Norman says:

    Are the photos you are posting showing the Earth’s curvature a statement to the CAGW crowd that you are NOT a Flat Earther?

    I think those who question catastrophic global warming (it can’t be just warming with them, must be the end of all life scenerio with boiling oceans) are considered Flat-Earthers, who claim man was not on the moon and other things.

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