Oil Slick in the Timor Sea

Thursday, September 10, 2009

This image from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite on August 30, 2009, shows the Timor Sea and what are probably oil slicks about 250 kilometers northwest of Western Australia, from a leaking oil well in the Timor Sea. (Photo courtesy NASA Earth Observatory)

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