Global sea surface salinity, Autumn 2012

Autumn 2012

Alt Tag: Global sea surface salinity, Autumn 2012.
Map Description: Global map of sea surface salinity for Autumn 2012. 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.