Australia and New Guinea

Australia and New Guinea
  • Credit:

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

In today's SeaWiFS image of Australia and New Guinea, one can make out the northern end of the Great Barrier Reef, the turbid waters along the southern coast of New Guinea, phytoplankton blooms in the Gulf of Carpentaria, and smoke plumes in Queensland and the Northern Territory as well as one band of what appears to be smoke drifting eastward from Western Australia.

Images & Animations


File Dimensions

  • 241x600
  • JPEG 28 KB
  • 1848x4600
  • JPEG 2 MB


  • Data Date:

    August 25, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    August 25, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

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