NASA Photo ID: STS040-614-047      File Name: 10064363.jpg
  Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 06/14/91
  Title: Water Surface Turbulance and  Internal Waves, Norfolk, VA, USA
  Description:
  Norfolk and the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, VA, (37.5N, 75.5W) was exposed 
  in sunglint conditions to emphasizes water surface patterns.  Outgoing
  tides  from the bay generate considerable turbulence as they encounter
  coastal ocean  currents and can be observed as differences in the
  reflective properties of  the water surface.  Smooth flowing water has high
  reflectivity.  Turbulent  water has a rough surface and low reflectance. 
  Ship wakes can also be seen.                 
  Subject terms:
  ATLANTIC OCEAN                          
  BAYS                                    
  CITIES                                  
  EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)         
  INTERNAL WAVES                          
  OCEAN CURRENTS                          
  OCEANS                                  
  PENINSULAS                              
  STS-40                                  
  

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