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Waves by Air and Sea

When an eastward flow of air hit the Balleny Islands, it formed a wave pattern in the clouds and on the ocean surface.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2017) processed by the European Space Agency and MODIS data from LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response. Story by Kathryn Hansen.

Published December 5, 2017
Data acquired November 26, 2017

Sources:
Aqua > MODIS
Sentinel-1B