Water Color

Coloring the South Atlantic
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Coloring the South Atlantic

At a place where seven different water masses meet, the waters are teeming with phytoplankton and fish.

Published Jan 27, 2022

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Red Tide off Rio
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Red Tide off Rio

A dark, rainy spring gave way to a vast, long-lived phytoplankton bloom off the coast of Brazil.

Published Jan 12, 2022

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Late Bloomers in the Arctic
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Late Bloomers in the Arctic

Not everything in the far north appears ready to hibernate for the winter.

Published Oct 19, 2021

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Summer Color in Northern Seas
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Summer Color in Northern Seas

The summer season is a prime time to observe colorful displays of phytoplankton in the Labrador and Barents seas.

Published Aug 20, 2021

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Beauty in the Barents
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Beauty in the Barents

There are a few possible reasons why the phytoplankton-rich waters of this high-latitude sea appear both green and turquoise blue.

Published Jul 23, 2021

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