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Satellite image, true color. Much of the information in this image came from a single remote sensing device; NASA's Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, or MODIS. The terrestrial and coastal ocean parts of these images are based on surface observations collected from June to September 2001 and combined, or compounded, every eight days to compensate for clouds that could block the sensor's view of the surface in a single day.

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