Trajectories of drifters from 11 May to 11 June 2009, whith locations at the time of the disappearance of Air France flight 447 (stars) on May 31 and at time of first discovery of debris on June 2 (circles). The approximate location of the debris on June 2 is indicated by a blue square. Shading indicates microwave sea surface temperatures on May 31, 2009.