Bering Sea in Bloom
March 16, 2003
The surface waters of the Bering Sea around the Pribilof Islands, off Alaska’s west coast, exhibited a dark green color on May 15, 2002, in this SeaWiFS true-color image. The green color of the currents there suggests the presence of a large phytoplankton bloom.
Topics: Environment, Seas, Aleutians West Census Area, Alaska, Oceanography, Pribilof Canyon, Coastal Zone Color Scanner, Pribilof islands, Phytoplankton, SeaWiFS, Aquatic ecology, Water, Bering Sea, Alaska, West Coast