• Credit:

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

There appears to be some sort of aerosol over Bass Strait in this relatively clear SeaWiFS view of Tasmania. The phytoplankton coloring the waters south and west of the island highlight the turbulent nature of this part of the ocean.

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  • Data Date:

    January 9, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    January 9, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration