Latest Satellite Imagery


Date: 22 Oct 07


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MODIS Chlorophyll a


Chlorophyll a concentration is a proxy to the number of phytoplankton in the water.























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  1. High chlorophyll a and warm water along the coast of northern Borneo.
  2. Interesting observation of slightly increase chlorophyll a at top left corner (9N 113 E) of the chlo image. This deep offshore area normally low in chlo and nutrient.



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)



Reference Map

(Please check the map if you are unfamiliar with the location name in northern Borneo)