Latest Satellite Imagery
Date: 19 Mar 07
MODIS Chlorophyll a
Chlorophyll a concentration is a proxy to
the number of phytoplankton in the water.
5 March 2007
19 Mar 2007
RGB True Color
Tide In Waters Around Lumut, 11 Jan 2007, BruneiDirect.com
Red Tide strikes caged fish, 12 Jan,
Daily Express, Malaysia.
Marine scientists in
Sabah discover new species of red tide, 23 Jan 2007, Borneo Bulletin.
sets up centre to study harmful algae, 23 Jan 2007, New Straits Times.
RM500,000 grant for
red tide research, 24 Jan 2007, Daily Express, Malaysia.
- The high chlorophyll a area spread into many small patches.
Majority still located at off shore region, but some are located near the
- Strong absorption of nLw 551 area in the extreme high chlorophyll a
area, water decolorization could be occurred. RGB true color image shows
clear darkish area in the extreme high chlorophyll a region.
- The big patches at off Kudat water seem moving northward. Attention
is crucially needed where the off shore current might bring the bloom to
All the Above data can
be downloaded from
(*The file name in the
directory is arranged according to the Julian date, eg. 2005001 = 1 Jan 05,
2005032 = 1 Feb 05)
(Please check the map
if you are unfamiliar with the location name in northern Borneo)