SeaWiFS: Oil Rig Fires in Bay of Campeche

SeaWiFS: Oil Rig Fires in Bay of Campeche
  • Credit:

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

Several sediment plumes are visible issuing from the Mexican coast and sunglint brightens much of the signal from the Gulf, but a few long plumes of aerosol streaming toward the northwest from apparent point sources well offshore seem like good oil rig candidates in this SeaWiFS image.

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  • Data Date:

    June 22, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    November 21, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
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