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Water Color

Summer Blooms in North American Lakes
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Summer Blooms in North American Lakes

Cyanobacteria have become a regular summer phenomenon in Lake Okeechobee and Lake Erie.

Published Jul 18, 2018

Water Human Presence Remote Sensing Water Color

Red Clay Runoff in Lake Superior
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Red Clay Runoff in Lake Superior

After torrential flooding the upper Midwest, sediment runoff discolors Lake Superior.

Published Jun 29, 2018

Land Water Floods Human Presence Water Color

South Atlantic Abloom
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South Atlantic Abloom

Swirls of milky blue and green reveal the presence of massive numbers of phytoplankton in the South Atlantic Ocean near the Falkland Islands.

Published Jan 6, 2018

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Stirring Up Adriatic Waters
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Stirring Up Adriatic Waters

Discolored water near the Italian coast suggests either a phytoplankton bloom or suspended sediment.

Published Nov 29, 2017

Land Water Water Color

Bloom off of New Zealand
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Bloom off of New Zealand

Phytoplankton bloomed in springtime waters off of South Island.

Published Nov 15, 2017

Life Water Water Color