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Turbidity in the Sea of Azov

The Sea of Azov is shallow, and sea-floor sediments are easily mixed into the water column by passing storms. The suspended sediments and phytoplankton help delineate the flow field in the region. To the south, the deeper Black Sea shows much less suspended material.

This Landsat 8 image was collected on September 18, 2018. Click on it to get a larger version.