North Sea Spring Bloom

North Sea Spring Bloom
  • Credit:

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

This recent SeaWiFS overpass captures the spring phytoplankton bloom in the North Sea and down into the English Channel.

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  • Data Date:

    March 27, 1999
  • Visualization Date:

    March 27, 1999
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration