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Exposure map for the Belize area
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- Title Exposure map for the Belize area
- Released 15/12/2009 12:50 pm
- Copyright MSEL, University of Exeter
Exposure map for the Belize area (land and reef crests are black). The zoom of the area shows shading effects and dominance of North easterly trade winds) based on ESA ERS wind data from 2004-2008.
This measure of energy at the sea surface can be related to the mixing of the water column and algae productivity, aiding in the identification of areas that are prone to algal blooms if they lose herbivorous fish due to fishing.
- Id 202746