Toxic Algae Bloom in Lake Erie - related image preview

720 x 480
JPEG

Toxic Algae Bloom in Lake Erie - related image preview

5000 x 4000
4 MB - JPEG

Toxic Algae Bloom in Lake Erie - related tiff image preview placeholder

31 MB - TIFF

Toxic Algae Bloom in Lake Erie - related image preview

720 x 480
JPEG

Toxic Algae Bloom in Lake Erie - related image preview

3600 x 2800
4 MB - JPEG

Toxic Algae Bloom in Lake Erie - related tiff image preview placeholder

18 MB - TIFF

Toxic Algae Bloom in Lake Erie - related kml preview placeholder

50 KB - KML/KMZ

Toxic Algae Bloom in Lake Erie - related image preview

JPEG

Toxic Algae Bloom in Lake Erie

Algae covers much of Lake Erie’s western basin in these images, taken in early October 2011, when one the the largest blooms in recent decades spread across the lake.


Landsat image created for NASA’s Earth Observatory by Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon, using data provided courtesy of the United States Geological Survey. MODIS Rapid Response imagery provided courtesy of Jeff Schmaltz. Caption by Holli Riebeek.

Published October 14, 2011
Data acquired October 5, 2011

Sources:
Aqua > MODIS
Landsat 5 > TM