Global sea surface salinity, Summer 2011

Summer 2011

Alt Tag: Global sea surface salinity, Summer 2011.
Map Description: Global map of sea surface salinity for Summer 2011. This seasonal composite map was produced by Norman Kuring (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center) and is based on the latest algorithms developed by the Aquarius Calibration/Validation working group. Red colors indicate higher salinity (40 grams per kilogram); purple indicates relatively low salinity (30 grams per kilogram). Credit: Norman Kuring, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.