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Phytoplankton Bloom Continues to Flourish in Barents Sea

70.2N 38.2E

August 24th, 2012 Category: Phytoplankton

Russia – August 23rd, 2012

The phytoplankton bloom north of Russia that has been coloring the Barents Sea intense shades of turquoise, blue and green since early August (click here for previous images) is still flourishing. Here, the bloom is most intense near the right edge, although there is also bright area that has spread to the shoreline on the left side of the image.

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