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Contact: Alan Buis
NASA/Johnson Space Center

Ocean Wind Speeds

Caption: This is a false-color image of ocean wind speeds as measured by NASA's QuikScat satellite in 1999. Orange represents the fastest wind speeds and blue the slowest. White streamlines indicate the wind direction.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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