Spring Ice Chokes the Bering Strait

Spring Ice Chokes the Bering Strait
  • Credit:

    George Riggs, NASA GSFC

MODIS image of the Bering Sea, Bering Strait and southern Arctic Ocean acquired 7 May 2000. Image generated from MODIS band 2 (0.85 µm) at 250 m spatial resolution. Detailed structure and leads in the ice pack are apparent. Ice flow from the Bering Strait southward to the Bering Sea is seen in great detail.

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  • Data Date:

    May 7, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    June 15, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
    Terra - MODIS
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