SeaWiFS: Po River Plume

SeaWiFS: Po River Plume
  • Credit:

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

Last week, northern Italy and Switzerland experienced catastrophic flooding. Yesterday, SeaWiFS captured this view of the Adriatic Sea showing a largish plume of sediment-laden water flowing from the mouth of the Po River at the sea's northern end.

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  • Data Date:

    October 22, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    October 22, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

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