SeaWiFS: South African Upwelling

SeaWiFS: South African Upwelling
  • Credit:

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

While a cyclone stirs the waters off Africa's eastern shore, upwelling of nutrient-rich water feeds colorful phytoplankton blooms to the west and south of South Africa.

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Metadata

  • Data Date:

    March 9, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    May 16, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
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