Earth  ID: 934

Northwest Corner of Puerto Rico Showing Shallow Waters and Coral Reefs

This scene shows the southwestern corner of the island of Puerto Rico as seen by the three Landsat Thematic Mapper (TM) visible light sensors. The detectors have a limited ability to see through shallow water, detecting the coral reefs and shallow sand areas around the edge of the island.

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Jesse Allen (Raytheon): Lead Animator
Darrel Williams (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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DLESE >> Biological oceanography
SVS >> Coral Reefs
DLESE >> Physical geography
DLESE >> Physical oceanography
GCMD >> Location >> Puerto Rico
NASA Science >> Earth

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version