SeaWiFS: Patagonian Shelf Bloom

SeaWiFS: Patagonian Shelf Bloom
  • Credit:

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

SeaWiFS collected another clear view of the ocean east of Argentina on November 27, 2001. This area is known for its turbulent current patterns which stretch plankton communities into long curving ribbons.

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  • Data Date:

    November 27, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    November 27, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

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