Portugal and Western Spain

Portugal and Western Spain
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

This MODIS true-color image shows Portugal (western most region) and western Spain. To the north, in the Bay of Biscay, there seems to be phytoplankton or coccolithophore bloom, which shows up as light bluish-green swirls.

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  • Data Date:

    May 26, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    May 26, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration