SeaWiFS: Turbidity in Pamlico Sound

SeaWiFS: Turbidity in Pamlico Sound
  • Credit:

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

On Friday, December 21, 2001, SeaWiFS collected this image of teh eastern United States. The waters in Pamlico and Albemarle sounds in eastern North Carolina look a bit more turbid than usual, and capes Hatteras, Lookout, and Fear are all shedding significant sediment plumes.

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  • Data Date:

    December 21, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    December 21, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
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