Phytoplankton bloom in the North Sea

Phytoplankton bloom in the North Sea
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Colorful blue and green waters in the North Sea (center) reveal a phytoplankton bloom. Right of center are Denmark (north) and Germany (south). At far upper right is the souther coast of Sweden. To its west is Norway.

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  • Data Date:

    April 10, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    April 21, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration