This animated sequence is a one month sample of composited images from cloud cover data collected from a suite of U.S., European, and Japanese geostationary satellites and U.S. polar orbiting meteorological satellites. This data was composited under the auspices of ISCCP, the International Satellite Cloud Climatology Program Note: Global cloud cover for the period 10-1-1983 through 10-31-1983. Animator: Dave Pape (NASA). Scientist: William Rossow (NASA/GSFC GISS), Alison Walker (NASA/GSFC GISS). Platforms/Sensors/Data Sets: Global Cloud Cover.