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A Bloom of Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria

An important player in the nitrogen cycle, Trichodesmium makes a seasonal appearance off the northeast coast of Australia.


NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Story by Kasha Patel.

Published September 13, 2019
Data acquired September 1, 2019

Source:
Landsat 8 > OLI