Phytoplankton communities and sea ice limn the turbulent flow field around Iceland in this Suomi-NPP/VIIRS scene collected on June 14, 2015.

Credit: NASA/Goddard/Suomi NPP/VIIRS

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  • Title: Mid June in the North Atlantic
  • Date Created: 2017-12-08
  • Location: Greenbelt, MD
  • Rights: GSFC
  • Album: ayoung

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