Diversity of water colour in south-east US plains

Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 17 December 2018 at 16:47:09 UTC
Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 17 March 2019 at 16:40:29 UTC
Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 21 April 2019 at 16:39:01 UTC
Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 26 April 2019 at 16:38:49 UTC
Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 29 August 2019 at 16:39:01 UTC
Author(s): Sentinel Vision team, VisioTerra, France - svp@visioterra.fr
Keyword(s): Hydrology, river, seasons, ice melt, snowfall, sediments, alluvium, precipitations, flooding, USA, United States
Fig. 1 - S2 (29.08.2019) - The Missouri - Mississippi river crosses the United States from north to south.
Fig. 2 - S2 (17.12.2018) - Here at north is the confluence with the Ohio river, coming from the east.
Fig. 3 - S2 (17.03.2019) - The brownish colour is due to the great flood of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers 2019.
Lasting heavy rainfalls combined with a rapid melt of the unusually high snow layer, this flood caused water colour to vary quickly.
Fig. 4 - S2 (21.04.2019) - Four states are crossed by the Mississippi on this view: Illinois at north, Missouri at west, Kentucky at NE, Tennessee at SE.
Fig. 5 - S2 (26.04.2019) - The city of Cairo, at the confluence, recorded its longest lasting flood with at least 120 days during the 2019 spring flood.