Water Clarity of Great Lakes

Water Clarity of Great Lakes
  • Credit:

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

This SeaWiFS image shows four of the Great Lakes. Lake Michigan is beginning to exhibit a bloom of some sort similar to one that began last year at about this time. Lake Erie looks like the most eutrophic of the lakes.

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  • Data Date:

    August 15, 1999
  • Visualization Date:

    August 15, 1999
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration