SeaWiFS: Bering Sea

SeaWiFS: Bering Sea
  • Credit:

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

The intense aquamarine blooms of previous years are not present in this SeaWiFS image of the Bering Sea. There is still plenty of phytoplankton activity evident, however. Some of the phytoplankton communities have a decidedly reddish color.

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  • Data Date:

    June 5, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    June 5, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

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