Color Difference Between Mediterranean and Black Seas

Color Difference Between Mediterranean and Black Seas
  • Credit:

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

This true color SeaWiFS image of the eastern Mediterranean and Black Seas shows the amazing difference in water color between the two bodies. The aquamarine color in the Black Sea is due to phytoplankton blooms.

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  • Data Date:

    June 6, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    June 6, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

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