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Oil Slick in the Timor Sea

Oil Slick in the Timor Sea
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Oil Slick in the Timor Sea

The mirror-like reflection of the Sun off the surface of the Timor Sea highlights the location of an oil slick in this natural-color image from October 28, 2009.

Published Oct 29, 2009

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Oil Slick in the Timor Sea
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Oil Slick in the Timor Sea

What was probably a sheen of oil calmed the waters of the Timor Sea and darkened the mirror-like reflection of the sun when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image on September 17, 2009.

Published Sep 21, 2009

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Oil Slick in the Timor Sea
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Oil Slick in the Timor Sea

An image from September 3, 2009, shows the area affected by a continuing oil spill in the Timor Sea.

Published Sep 8, 2009

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Oil Slick in the Timor Sea
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Oil Slick in the Timor Sea

This image from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite on August 30, 2009, shows the Timor Sea and what are probably oil slicks about 250 kilometers northwest of Western Australia.

Published Sep 2, 2009

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