Bristol Bay in Bloom

Bristol Bay in Bloom
  • Credit:

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

The clouds have cleared from Bristol Bay revealing that the supposed coccolithophore bloom is still present. The difference in water brightness from one side of the Alaska Peninsula to the other in this SeaWiFS image is striking.

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  • Data Date:

    August 24, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    August 24, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

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