SeaWiFS: The Bering Sea

SeaWiFS: The Bering Sea
  • Credit:

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

This SeaWiFS image shows the aquamarine colored waters of the Bering Sea. Closer to the Alaskan coast, the water takes on a browner hue indicating the presence of suspended sediments. The date for this image in Alaska is April 24, 2001, and April 25 over the Chukotskiy Peninsula.

Images & Animations


File Dimensions

  • 536x600
  • JPEG 53 KB
  • TIFF 8 MB


  • Data Date:

    April 24, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    April 24, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

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