ocean color image 10/20/97

Figure 3. Ocean image from SeaWiFS on October 20, 1997, when increases in G. breve cells were noted near Sarasota, FL. Blue indicates low pigment; red indicates high pigment.

surface current field image

Figure 4. Observed surface current filed at 1800 UTC on May 25, 1994 during the US Coast Guard-sponsored Ocean Pollution Research Center Experiment along the Florida Keys. The velocity scale is located in the lower right side of the panel and the color bar depicts the magnitude of the current that is associated with the Florida Current (adapted from Figure 19 of Shay and others 1998).