Western Australia

Western Australia
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Silvery rivers stand out against the muted landscape of Western Australia in this MODIS image from November 5, 2001. At lower left, in Shark Bay, phytoplankton are blooming and coloring the waters bright blue-green. Red dots mark the location of several fires detected by MODIS. thermal bands.

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  • Data Date:

    November 5, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    November 10, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS


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