Eddy Extravaganza off the Italian Coast - related image preview

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Eddy Extravaganza off the Italian Coast

Natural-color satellite images can capture art-like beauty when sediments trace water currents and eddies; other kinds of data can make that art intersect with scientific understanding.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Story by Kathryn Hansen.

Published January 31, 2020
Data acquired December 26, 2019

Sources:
Landsat 8 > OLI
Landsat 8 > TIRS