Northeast Pacific Ocean

Northeast Pacific Ocean
  • Credit:

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

The bloom off the U.S. west coast is partly visible around a bank of clouds that looks like it might have been formed, in part, by contrails. There is also a cloud bank that may be a smoke plume originating in the mountains just to the north of Clear Lake in California.

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  • Data Date:

    April 1, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    April 1, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

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