Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: US space agency NASA has unveiled a stunning image of phytoplankton bloom in the North Atlantic, taken in late September.
Large-scale autumn bloom of microscopic marine algae is known as phytoplankton.
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Each time in the spring season, the waters of the North Atlantic Ocean witness a dramatic “bloom” of phytoplankton.
Here is a look at the beautiful picture:
— NASA (@NASA) December 10, 2015
The image has been captured by Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi NPP satellite.