Hurricane Katrina
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Hurricane Katrina

January 19, 2006
Detail of Hurricane Katrina's eye

This close up detail from the ASAR Wide Swath Mode image of the area of the sea surface associated with Hurricane Katrina's eye shows a darker, smoother sea surface, due to the lack of winds at the central extreme low pressure.

Technical Information:
  • Satellite: Envisat
  • Instrument: ASAR
  • Acquisition: 28-Aug-2005
  • Center coordinates: lat. 24.00, lon. -95.00

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