Ship Tracks off California from MODIS

Ship Tracks off California from MODIS
  • Credit:

    MODIS Atmosphere Science Team

This MODIS image shows ship tracks (thin white lines from engine exhaust) off the coast of southern California.

    <LI>Image swath: 2300km wide x 2166km long <LI>True color composite: 0.645 µm (red), 0.555 µm, 0.469µm (blue)

(Resolution: 1000 meters; MODIS Data Type: MODIS-PFM; MODIS Band Combination: 1, 4, 3)

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  • Data Date:

    February 25, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    April 19, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration