Gulf temperature, January 2007

Gulf temperature, January 2007

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This image is part of the sequence environment: sea surface temperature of the Gulf of Mexico January to September 2007


Caption: Gulf temperature. Satellite image of the east coast of North America (green, upper left), showing the sea surface temperature (SST) of the Gulf of Mexico in winter. The temperature decreases as the Gulf Stream current moves upwards from Mexico (lower left) to Canada (top right) in a current known as the Gulf Stream, cooling from about 30 degrees celsius (orange) to about 5 degrees celsius (dark blue). Image produced using data obtained by the AMSR-E (Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer-EOS) instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite on 1st January 2007. For temperatures in June and September, see E267/018 and E267/019.

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