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Marine Heat Wave Returns to the Northeast Pacific

The warm surface water this summer was caused by an unusual and persistent weather pattern.


NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens, using sea surface temperature data from Coral Reef Watch. Story by Kathryn Hansen.

Published September 12, 2019
Data acquired August 1 - 31, 2019

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