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Heavy Rains Persist, Sediments Pool Along Sicilian Coast

December 16th, 2008 Category: Snapshots

Sediments from rivers in Sicily - December 15th, 2008

Sediments from rivers in Sicily - December 15th, 2008

As heavy rains persist over Italy and Sicily, rivers continue to release large amounts of sediments into the sea.

In a previous article, the sediments by the eastern and northern Sicilian coasts were examined; today, the lack of cloud cover to the south allows a different area to be observed.

Here, the southern Sicilian coast is framed by sediments, particularly around Licata and Gela. The sediments are in turn ringed by an algal bloom.

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