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Phytoplankton Blooms by Ireland and Scotland

49.5N 9.9W

June 7th, 2013 Category: Phytoplankton MODISAqua

Ireland and UK – June 6th, 2013

A phytoplankton bloom, created by millions of microorganisms, continues to turn the waters southwest of Ireland bright shades of blue and green. A second, fainter bloom is visible north of Northern Ireland and west of Scotland. This bloom is likely less intense due to a smaller concentration of the tiny microorganisms.

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