This is one of a series of animations that were produced to be part of the narrated video shown in the HoloGlobe exhibit at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and the Earth Today exhibit at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. This particular animation was not used in the final video. Note: Global outgoing longwave radiation for 1988, as measured by ERBE. Data Collected: 1988/01/01-1988/12/31. Animator: Jim Strong (NASA/GSFC). Scientist: Tom Watters (Smithsonian/Air and Space). Platforms/Sensors/Data Sets: ERBS/ERBE, NOAA-10/ERBE, ERBS/ERBE/Outgoing Longwave Radiation, NOAA-10/ERBE/Outgoing Longwave Radiation.