Baltic Sea Northern Germany
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Baltic Sea, Northern Germany

January 20, 2006
This image features northern Germany and the southern tip of Denmark. At bottom right is the Berlin. The Elbe River runs along the lower edge of the image. This image demonstrates the outstanding radiometric accuracy of MERIS. Visible in the top right portion of the image, the Baltic Sea exhibits a green patch of what is likely to be phytoplankton suspended in the water.

Technical Information:
  • Satellite: Envisat
  • Instrument: MERIS
  • Acquisition: 22-Apr-2002
  • Orbit nr: 00749
  • Center coordinates: lat. 54.00, lon. 12.25

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