30 Sep '16, 10pm

Some Tea With Your River, Sir?: Dissolved organic matter from the forests and wetlands stained the water dark...

When the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 captured this image of Rupert Bay on July 30, 2016, tannin-stained (dark brown) river water was flowing into the bay at the same time that turbid seawater appeared to be pushing in due to the rising tide. The shallowness of the bay, some suspended mud and sediment kicked up by the tide, and mixing of the stained river water and sea water likely gave the sea water a light brown appearance. Note that the colored plumes and intricate vortices around the islands are pointing inland—an indicator that the tide was likely coming in or that northwesterly winds were affecting the flow of the water. The lowermost image shows a detailed view of von Kármán vortices formed as water flowed past a small island in the bay. A more general term for the organic substances that can stain water is colored dissolved organic matter (CDOM). “In ...

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Some Tea With Your River, Sir?

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 30 Sep '16, 10pm

When the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 captured this image of Rupert Bay on July 30, 2016, tannin-stained (da...

Some Tea With Your River, Sir?

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 01 Oct '16, 2pm

When the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 captured this image of Rupert Bay on July 30, 2016, tannin-stained (da...

Flowing rivers and a sweeping tide come togethe...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 01 Oct '16, 2pm

When the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 captured this image of Rupert Bay on July 30, 2016, tannin-stained (da...

Exxon Sued Again, This Time for Polluting Mystic River via @EcoWatch

Exxon Sued Again, This Time for Polluting Mysti...

ecowatch.com 30 Sep '16, 1pm

ExxonMobil is facing a first-of-its-kind lawsuit for failing to account for the risks from climate change to its fuel stor...

English drinks maker invents tea from a spray can that it hopes will replace tea bags

English drinks maker invents tea from a spray c...

channelnewsasia.com 30 Sep '16, 5am

LEATHERHEAD, England: An English drinks maker has come up with an unusual way of making tea: sprayed into a cup from an ae...

Tea-ing ourselves up for a relaxing weekend.

Tea-ing ourselves up for a relaxing weekend.

intelligentsiacoffee.com 01 Oct '16, 3pm

An organic China green tea with savory, nutty flavors in an amply sized pyramid bag to ensure that the flavors end up in t...