SeaWiFS: U.S. Gulf Coast Sediments

SeaWiFS: U.S. Gulf Coast Sediments
  • Credit:

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

In this SeaWiFS image captured on December 27, 2001, the mouths of bays and rivers of the U.S. Gulf Coast are made visible by the sediments and colored organic material suspended in the waters that pass through them.

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  • Data Date:

    December 27, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    December 27, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
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