Fog in the Strait of Juan de Fuca

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Satellite view of the Juan de Fuca strait.
A Google Maps image of the Juan de Fuca Strait.

The Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) aboard NASA's GOES-16 satellite captured multiple images of fog rolling into the Juan de Fuca strait. The high-resolution nature of GEOS-16 allows researchers to see small-scale weather features such as "bow shock waves" within the fog travelling down the strait.

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Fog in the Strait of Juan de Fuca
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Jesse Rogerson, PhD

As a passionate science communicator, Jesse Rogerson loves promoting science literacy to the public. He frequently represents the Canada Aviation and Space Museum on television and radio, social media, and at conferences. He co-developed a science communication workshop for Canadian science professionals, to instruct them in more effective methods of communicating their science. A trained and practicing astrophysicist, Jesse holds a PhD in observational astrophysics from York University, and recently published a peer-reviewed paper in The Astrophysical Journal. Jesse enjoys riding his motorcycle, board games, and ultimate frisbee.