Ocean Color Science Focus
Ocean Color Science Focus! is intended to highlight scientific phenomena, noteworthy events, and remarkable images that have been observed by NASA ocean color sensors. These pages display a variety of images, and feature presentations discussing the underlying scientific principles that create or are illustrated by the observed phenomena. References and links are provided on pages that can initiate further investigation of the phenomena or topics that are presented on the page.
- SeaWiFS Observes Transport of Asian Dust over the Pacific Ocean print-friendly version
- The Charleston Bump - Making Waves in the Gulf Stream print-friendly version
- A Clear Day Over the Agulhas Retroflection print-friendly version
- The North Atlantic Bloom print-friendly version
- Convergence Zones: Where the Action Is print-friendly version
- Oh Black Water, Keep on Rollin' print-friendly version
- After the SOIREE: Testing the Limits of Iron Fertilization print-friendly version
- State of (Re)Suspense print-friendly version
- The Blue, the Bluer, and the Bluest Ocean print-friendly version
- A Very Cold Warm-Core Eddy in the Southern Ocean print-friendly version
The links above are to PDF versions of Science Focus! articles authored by James Acker, which were published during the years 1999-2003 while the SeaWiFS and MODIS ocean color missions were both operational. The articles are provided here to give illustrated insight into highlighted observations made by these missions. They are intended for use by the interested general public, and also as educational resource materials.