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Portraits of Earth: Investigating Hurricanes


Special Thanks: NASA’s Earth Observing System, Dr. Jeffrey Halverson, Dr. Michael Starobin
Produced by: Space Telescope Science Institute, Office of Public Outreach
All images and animations courtesy of NASA and the Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

  • Photos of damage in Louisiana from Hurricane Catrina courtesy of Andrea Booher and Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

  • Photos of hurricane damage in Florida courtesy of The Weather Channel

  • Photo of damage in Virginia from Hurricane Isabel courtesy of Andrea Booher/FEMA

  • Hurricane Bonnie image courtesy of the SeaWiFS Project/NASA/GSFC and ORBIMAGE

Music courtesy of Associated Production Music
Written by Vanessa Thomas (STScI) and Michael Starobin (NASA)
Designed by John Godfrey 


All narration is presented in text form within the video. In addition, a full transcript will be available in the Library in the near future. Check back soon!