Fires and Phytoplankton In and Near the United Kingdom and Ireland – May 5th, 201154.8N 6.6W
Several interesting phenomena can be observed in and near the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.
First, multiple fires can be seen releasing smoke towards the northwest in the upper part of the full image.
The first close-up shows fires in Northern Ireland (UK) and the northwestern parts of the Republic of Ireland.
The second close-up shows fires in the Scottish Highlands, with smoke blowing across the Minch towards the Isle of Lewis.
Finally, a bright green and turquoise phytoplankton bloom can be observed in the lower left quadrant of the main image (also visible in greater detail in the third close-up).