Tropical Cyclone Japhet (19S)

Tropical Cyclone Japhet (19S)
  • Credit:

    Provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

On February 26, 2003, SeaWiFS captured this view of Tropical Cyclone Japhet in the Mozambique Channel.

Farther south, heightened chlorophyll concentrations are visible where the Agulhas Return Current interacts with the Antarctic Circumpolar Current and sea floor topography.

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  • Data Date:

    February 26, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    February 27, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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