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Phytoplankton Northwest of Kolguyev Island and Kanin Peninsula, Russia – August 12th, 2012

69.2N 42.0E

August 12th, 2012 Category: Image of the day, Phytoplankton, Sediments

Russia – August 11th, 2012

Visible north of Russia’s Kanin Peninsula and northwest of Kolguyev Island is phytoplankton bloom in the Barents Sea (click here for previous images). The bloom is bright turquoise near the top of the image, with a less intense yet darker blue part visible further south. In the lower part of the image, sediments can be seen in Chesha Bay (east of Kanin Peninsula and south of Kolguyev Island) and in Mezen bay (west of the peninsula).

Phytoplankton Bloom in Barents Sea North of Russia

69.9N 35.4E

September 15th, 2011 Category: Phytoplankton

Phytoplankton in Barents Sea - September 7th, 2011

Partially visible amongst the clouds in the upper left quadrant is a phytoplankton bloom in the Barents Sea. The bloom began over a month ago off the northern coast of Norway, and has spread eastward to the seas near Russia.

Visible near the center of the image is the Kanin Peninsula, located in Russia’s Nenets Autonomous Okrug. It is bordered by the Barents Sea to the north and east, and by the White Sea to the west.

Phytoplankton in Barents Sea Continues to Flourish – September 13th, 2011

70.7N 36.8E

September 13th, 2011 Category: Image of the day, Phytoplankton

Phytoplankton in Barents Sea - September 11th, 2011

The bright blue swirls in the upper left part of this image are part of a phytoplankton bloom that has been flourishing in the Barents Sea for over a month.

The bloom was initially observed by Norway, between the country’s northern coastline and the Svalbard Archipelago. It has since spread eastward and can now be seen near the Norway-Russia border, north of Russia’s Kola Peninsula and northwest of Kanin Peninsula (framed by sediments, right).

Phytoplankton North of Kola Peninsula, Russia

69.6N 36.8E

September 12th, 2011 Category: Phytoplankton

Phytoplankton in Barents Sea - September 9th, 2011

The phytoplankton bloom in the Barents Sea Eosnap had originally observed off the northern coast of Norway can now be seen north of the coast of Russia.

This part of the bloom is located in the Arctic Circle, in the waters north of the Kola Peninsula (left central edge to center), which shares a border with Norway, and northwest of the Kanin Peninsula (right).

Phytoplankton Bloom in Barents Sea Extends to Kanin Peninsula, Russia

69.6N 41.7E

September 10th, 2011 Category: Phytoplankton

Phytoplankton in Barents Sea - September 8th, 2011

Partially visible in the upper left corner is a  phytoplankton bloom in the Barents Sea. Originally visible off the northern coast of Norway, the bloom has extended to the waters off the coast of Russia.

This part of the bloom is located in the waters north of the Kanin Peninsula, a large peninsula in Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russia. It is surrounded by the White Sea to the west and by the Barents Sea to the north and east.

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