SeaWiFS: Runoff from Flooding in New Zealand

SeaWiFS: Runoff from Flooding in New Zealand
  • Credit:

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

This SeaWiFS image captured on January 21, 2002 shows the turbid water along the South Island's eastern shore. The turbidity is a result of the recent heavy flooding in the area.

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  • Data Date:

    January 21, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    January 21, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
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