Malacca Straits Images! 9 Jan 2008
Strong Northeast monsoon upwelling observed at northern Malacca Straits (see chlorophyll a image- top). The high chlorophyll a water extended from Malacca Straits until Andaman Sea. The distribution pattern is much difference from previous monsoon upwelling where the high chlorophyll a water will extended toward northwest direction. Strong nLw 551 absorption at the high chlorophyll a waters.