View Full Version : As Seen From Space: Beautiful Swirling Phytoplankton Blooms

2012-Jan-13, 08:20 PM
One of the orbiting windows to our world, an Earth-observing satellite named Envisat, took this image in early December 2011 showing a phytoplankton bloom swirling into a figure-8 in the South Atlantic Ocean about 600 km east of the Falkland Islands. The European Space Agency says that since the phytoplankton are sensitive to environmental changes, [...]

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