Plankton Blooms, Capricorn Channel
March 16, 2003
This image captures a plankton bloom in the Capricorn Channel off the Queensland coast of Australia. Astronauts frequently photograph large plankton blooms during their missions because a significant portion of the ISS orbits cross long stretches of ocean.
Topics: Planktology, Biological oceanography, Aquatic ecology, Plankton, Water, Ecology, Biology, Capricorn Channel, Queensland coast, Queensland, Australia