SeaWiFS: North Atlantic Bloom

SeaWiFS: North Atlantic Bloom
  • Credit:

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

SeaWiFS recorded this bloom in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean on May 4, 2001. The brightest portion of the bloom is located about 2000 kilometers due east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. The tops of the Corner Seamounts are about 1700 meters below the turquoise water.

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  • Data Date:

    May 4, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    May 4, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

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