SeaWiFS: Tasman Sea Bloom

SeaWiFS: Tasman Sea Bloom
  • Credit:

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

On November 28, 2001, SeaWiFS viewed a phytoplankton bloom in the Tasman Sea. This area is known for its turbulent current patterns which stretch plankton communities into long curving ribbons.

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  • Data Date:

    November 28, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    November 28, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
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