SeaWiFS: Heavy Haze over East Asia

SeaWiFS: Heavy Haze over East Asia
  • Credit:

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

This SeaWiFS image of eastern Asia from May 13, 2001 shows heavy haze over much of the area. Ice is still visible in the water of Sakhalin Island. Where the haze is not as thick to the east of Japan, the swirling patterns of phytoplankton blooms are visible.

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  • Data Date:

    May 13, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    May 13, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

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