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A Swirl of Clouds over the Pacific

The Aqua satellite captured this image of von Kármán vortices downwind of Isla Socorro.


NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE/EOSDIS MODIS Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC. Caption by Adam Voiland.

Published August 19, 2013
Data acquired May 22, 2013

Source:
Aqua > MODIS
Topic:
Atmosphere > Clouds > Cloud Types