Phytoplankton bloom off the coast of Brittany, France

Phytoplankton bloom off the coast of Brittany, France
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

This true-color MODIS image shows a phytoplankton bloom, indicated by the blue-green swirls, off the coast of Brittany, France. At the top of the image is the southern edge of England, and to its south is the English Channel.

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Metadata

  • Data Date:

    June 4, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    June 4, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration