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Water Color

Channeling a Bloom
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Channeling a Bloom

Unusually clear skies and persistent, unseasonable heat may have set the stage for large and persistent blooms of phytoplankton in the waters around England.

Published Jun 26, 2020

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Norwegian Fjord Turns Turquoise
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Norwegian Fjord Turns Turquoise

In May 2020, a vivid phytoplankton bloom colored the surface waters of the country’s second-longest fjord.

Published Jun 10, 2020

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Perma-Blooms off Mauritania
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Perma-Blooms off Mauritania

In a bay off the coast of northwest Africa, conditions are almost always just right for phytoplankton blooms.

Published May 8, 2020

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A Sea of Color and Wind
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A Sea of Color and Wind

Phytoplankton and sediment produced a vivid display in this relatively shallow sea between Great Britain and northern Europe.

Published Apr 9, 2020

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Hints of Spring in the Atlantic
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Hints of Spring in the Atlantic

The season is a time of great change, turbulence, and productivity in northern waters.

Published Mar 9, 2020

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