Sargassum in Guadeloupe

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30/07/2019 5:20 pm

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contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2019), processed by ESA, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO

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Sargassum can be seen surrounding the coast of Guadeloupe.

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This Copernicus Sentinel-2 image, which was acquired on 6 July 2019, has been processed in a way that highlights vegetation in red tones. The pink shades in the ocean show floating Sargassum, while the dark shades are most likely underwater Sargassum. The blue indicates shallow waters.

Read more: Washed up: Sargassum blankets beaches

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