Phytoplankton bloom in North Sea and Baltic Sea

Phytoplankton bloom in North Sea and Baltic Sea
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

This MODIS true-color image shows the blues and greens of a phytoplankton bloom occurring in the North Sea, west of Denmark, the country on the peninsula in the center. The bright blue color may indicate a coccolithophore bloom.

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  • Data Date:

    July 5, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    July 5, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
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