SeaWiFS: Patagonian Shelf Blooms

SeaWiFS: Patagonian Shelf Blooms
  • Credit:

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

Here is yet another view of the riot of color in the waters off the coast of Argentina. This SeaWiFS image collected on December 11, 2001 shows various large phytoplankton blooms in the waters of the south Atlantic Ocean.

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  • Data Date:

    December 11, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    December 11, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
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