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Shelf Waters Stirred by Floyd

This SeaWiFS image gives a clear indication of the power of Hurricane Floyd. The water across the entire continental shelf is quite turbid. Normally this level of turbidity is restricted to a much narrower band along the coast.

Provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

Published September 16, 1999
Data acquired September 16, 1999

OrbView-2 > SeaWiFS
Hydrosphere > Water Quality > Turbidity
Oceans > Coastal Processes > Sediment Transport
Oceans > Coastal Processes > Sedimentation
Oceans > Marine Sediments > Sediment Transport
Oceans > Marine Sediments > Sedimentation
Oceans > Ocean Optics > Turbidity