On Sept. 23, 2015, the weather was adequate for the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi NPP satellite to acquire this view of a phytoplankton bloom in the North Atlantic. The image was composed with data from the red, green, and blue bands from VIIRS, in addition to chlorophyll data. via NASA http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/phytoplankton-bloom-in-the-north-atlantic

Phytoplankton Bloom in the North Atlantic

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