Northeast Brazil

Northeast Brazil
  • Credit:

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

This true-color MODIS image from June 11, 2002, shows the northeast coast of Brazil. In the waters along the Atlantic Coast, there are colorful swirls that could be a mixture of sediment churned up by tides and deposited by rivers and phytoplankton.

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  • Data Date:

    June 11, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    June 18, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration