Shelf Waters Stirred by Floyd

Shelf Waters Stirred by Floyd
  • Credit:

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

This SeaWiFS image gives a clear indication of the power of Hurricane Floyd. The water across the entire continental shelf is quite turbid. Normally this level of turbidity is restricted to a much narrower band along the coast.

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  • Data Date:

    September 16, 1999
  • Visualization Date:

    September 16, 1999
  • Sensor(s):

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