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Phytoplankton Bloom off the Pacific Northwest

In the early afternoon on July 26, 2014, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite acquired this natural-color view of a massive bloom of phytoplankton off the coast of Oregon and Washington. The floating, plant-like organisms give the water a milky green color in satellite imagery.

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July 28, 2014

Okavango Delta

Images and text courtesy of NASA