Reblog

Algae Blooms from Space, Estonia

Mapbox + NASA Satellite

From the Mapbox blog:
This algae, a type of cyanobacteria, can be found in almost every terrestrial and aquatic habitat – but with the right conditions can bloom and be seen from space as blue-green patches that swirl following surface currents. Lines cutting across the image are the traces of ships.


Check out the Mapbox blog for full details and source.

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