The thermal remote sensing image above shows Mt. Hope Bay in the middle of the afternoon. You can see a current of warmer water from Mt. Hope Bay moving into the relatively colder Narragansett Bay water in the lower left corner of the image. In Mt. hope Bay, you can see several currents from the rivers draining into the Bay and from the tidal flow. The red streak in Mt. Hope Bay is a plume of warm water coming from the Brayton Point Power Plant.
(Image courtesy of Dr. John Mustard, Brown University)
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