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Phytoplankton Bloom Along Norwegian and Russian Coasts

69.4N 32.9E

September 17th, 2012 Category: Phytoplankton

Russia – August 31st, 2012

The brighter, green and blue swirls in the otherwise dark waters of the Barents Sea indicate the presence of a large phytoplankton bloom off the coast of Norway and Russia (click here for previous images). The bright blue color may indicate a coccolithophore bloom.

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