MODIS image of Chesapeake Bay area after Tropical Storm Lee, Sep. 2011

Satellite image of Chesapeake Bay area showing sediment plume

Detailed Description

Figure 1 in 

Hirsch, R.M., 2012, Flux of nitrogen, phosphorus, and suspended sediment from the Susquehanna River Basin to the Chesapeake Bay during Tropical Storm Lee, September 2011, as an indicator of the effects of reservoir sedimentation on water quality: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2012–5185, 17 p.

Original citation for image: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2011, MODIS Web, accessed June 4, 2012, at (no longer active)


Image Dimensions: 548 x 801

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US