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Phytoplankton Bloom off Namibia
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Phytoplankton Bloom off Namibia

February 28, 2013
Off the coast of Namibia in southwest Africa, a phytoplankton bloom was coloring the waters of the Atlantic Ocean light blue and green on April 30 and May 20, 2003. These images are from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite. Credit: Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC