Phytoplankton and Sulfur off the coast of Namibia

Phytoplankton and Sulfur off the coast of Namibia
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz

What looks like a phytoplankton bloom off the coast of Namibia, may be something totally different! This image, acquired May 1, 2006 by the MODIS on the Aqua satellite, shows green swirls in the water, off the desert coast of Africa.

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  • Data Date:

    May 1, 2006
  • Visualization Date:

    May 5, 2006
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration