SeaWiFS: Bloom in the Barents Sea

SeaWiFS: Bloom in the Barents Sea
  • Credit:

    Credit line for all images: Provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

The clouds opened up enough on July 24, 2001, over the Barents Sea to reveal part of a suspected coccolithophore bloom to SeaWiFS. The personnel attempting to raise the sunken Russian submarine, the Kursk, probably have a good view of the milky water.

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  • Data Date:

    July 24, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    July 24, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
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