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NOAA Photo Library Image - spac0601

Warm oceans intensifying hurricane season. Fueled by warm ocean temperatures, a series of consecutive storms have formed in the Intertropical Convergence Zone . Hurricanes Danielle and Earl have intensified into major hurricane strength with another system following in Earl's wake. The image shows the amount of heat energy available to fuel hurricane intensification.

Image ID: spac0601, NOAA In Space Collection
Photo Date: 2010 August 30
Credit: NOAA NESDIS Environmental Visualization Laboratory; NOAA/OAR/AOML

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