SeaWiFS: Baja Dust

SeaWiFS: Baja Dust
  • Credit:

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

On Saturday, December 8, 2001, SeaWiFS caught this view of several dust plumes blowing southwestward from Baja California. Underneath the dusty air one can see plumes of greenish, phytoplankton-rich water stretching away from the coast in roughly the same direction.

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  • Data Date:

    December 8, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    December 8, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
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