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Sediments and Phytoplankton in Bohai Sea, China – September 24th, 2012

38.8N 119.7E

September 24th, 2012 Category: Image of the day, Phytoplankton, Sediments

China – September 17th, 2012

Exquisite patterns created by sediments and phytoplankton fill the Bohai Sea, the innermost gulf of the Yellow Sea, China. The Bohai Sea’s limits are marked by the Liaodong Peninsula (upper right) and Shandong Peninsula (lower right). The sediments in Liaodong Bay, west of the similarly named peninsula, are brown in color, while those in Bohai Bay, to the southwest, have a more golden hue and are flanked by green phytoplankton growth.

Various Colors of Sediments in Bohai Gulf, China

38.8N 119.7E

August 27th, 2012 Category: Sediments

China – August 23rd, 2012

Thick sediments can be observed along the southwestern and northeastern shores of the Bohai Sea, the innermost gulf of the Yellow Sea on the coast of Northeastern and North China. The Bohai Sea is bounded by the Liaodong (above) and Shandong Peninsulas (below). There are three major bays inside the Bohai Sea: Laizhou Bay to the south, Liaodong Bay to the north, and Bohai Bay to the west. Here, the sediments along the shores of Bohai and Laizhou Bays are golden tan in color, while those in the Liaodong Bay are more reddish-tan.

Smoke Near Bohai Sea, China – June 8th, 2011

38.7N 120.1E

June 8th, 2011 Category: Fires, Image of the day

China - May 23rd, 2011

A cloud of smoke blows northeastward across China (left side of image), towards the Bohai Sea. Some smoke can also be observed near the base of the Shandong Peninsula (lower half of image).

In the Bohai Sea (or Bohai Gulf), tan sediments can be observed in Laizhou Bay (below), along the western shores, and Liaodong Bay (above).


Panjin and Sediments from Shuangtaizi River in Liaodong Bay, China

41.1N 122.0E

March 23rd, 2011 Category: Rivers, Sediments

China - March 11th, 2011

The Chinese city of Panjin sits on the open field between the Liaodong Peninsula and western Liaoning Province, not far from the border with North Korea. Here, it appears as an extensive grey urban area. In fact, there are over 1.3 million people living in the Panjin area.

The Shuangtaizi River, which diverts from the Liao River upstream from the city, can be seen here as a tan line running through the city and releasing brown sediments into Liaodong Bay. Liaodong Bay is one of the three bays forming the Bohai Gulf, the innermost gulf of the Yellow Sea.

Sediments from Daliao River in Liaodong Bay, China

40.1N 121.2E

October 27th, 2009 Category: Rivers

China and North Korea - October 5th, 2009

China and North Korea - October 5th, 2009

Some sediments are present along the west coast of the Korean Peninsula (lower right quadrant), mainly by South Korea, and along the coast of the Bohai Sea (lower left edge) and Shandong Peninsula (bottom left) in northeast China.

The sediments appear most concentrated in Liaodong Bay, one of the three bays forming the Bohai Sea. It borders Hebei province and Tianjin Municipality. Most of these sediments are flowing forth from the Daliao River, which has its estuary on the shores of the bay.