Water Clarity on U.S. East Coast

Water Clarity on U.S. East Coast
  • Credit:

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

This SeaWiFS view of the eastern coast of the United States shows changes in water clarity in the coastal estuaries that may be -- at least in part -- contributed to by human activities.

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  • Data Date:

    August 3, 1999
  • Visualization Date:

    August 3, 1999
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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