Arabian Sea Blooms

Arabian Sea Blooms
  • Credit:

    Provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

This SeaWiFS image shows a great deal of dust in the air over the Arabian Sea. Through the dust you can make out a highly convoluted pattern of phytoplankton blooms. The densest parts of the blooms look exceptionally green.

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  • Data Date:

    March 4, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    March 4, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration