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Gulf of Alaska

Increasing solar illumination brings increased phytoplankton growth to the Gulf of Alaska every spring, and this year is no exception. This image was collected on May 9, 2014 during a single orbit of Aqua-MODIS.

 

High res: oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/FEATURE/IMAGES/A2014129224500.Gu...

 

Credit: NASA/Goddard/OceanColor/MODIS

 

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Taken on May 20, 2014