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Phytoplankton Bloom by Novaya Zemlya Archipelago, Russia

74.7N 57.6E

September 9th, 2012 Category: Phytoplankton

Russia – August 29th, 2012

A phytoplankton bloom in the Barents Sea, part of the Arctic Ocean, creates vivid blue and green patterns off the coast of the Novaya Zemlya Archipelago (right), which lies north of the western Russian mainland.  Click here for previous images of this bloom flourishing over the last month.

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