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Phytoplankton Bloom off Coast of Australia

2017-12-08

NASA

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Phytoplankton bloom in the Great Australian Bight captured by the MODIS instrument on the Aqua satellite on December 30, 2013 at 6:05 UTC.

The Great Australian Bight is a large bight, or open bay, off the central and western portions of the southern coastline of mainland Australia.

Credit: NASA/GSFC/Jeff Schmaltz/MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

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  • Title: Phytoplankton Bloom off Coast of Australia
  • Date Created: 2017-12-08
  • Location: Greenbelt, MD
  • Rights: GSFC
  • Album: ayoung

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