on the image to [ZOOM
IN] the Mediterranean Basin.
cover during the winter of 2001/02. The
above image is a MODIS-derived 8-day composite snow map with a
spatial resolution of about 5 km. The Moderate Resolution Imaging
Spectroradiometer (MODIS) provides data in 36 spectral bands, some
of which are used in an algorithm to map global snow cover.