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Seeing the Sea Through the Years

In several decades of observing the ocean with satellites, our vision has changed as much as the sea.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens and Robert Simmon, using MODIS data from NASA's Ocean Color Web, and SeaWiFS data from NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center. Story by Michael Carlowicz.

Published April 29, 2019
Data acquired February 5, 1999 - February 15, 2019

Sources:
Aqua > MODIS
OrbView-2 > SeaWiFS