19 May '12, 1pm

Bloomin' Black Sea [image] #NASA

Bloomin' Black Sea [image] #NASA

Enriched by nutrients carried in by the Danube, Dnieper, Dniester, Don and other rivers, the waters of the Black Sea are fertile territory for the growth of phytoplankton. The bounty is a mixed blessing. This natural-color image captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite shows the eastern half of the Black Sea on May 18, 2012. Milky, light blue and turquoise-colored water in the middle of the sea is likely rich with blooming phytoplankton that trace the flow of water currents. Closer to the coast, the colors include more brown and green, perhaps a brew of sediment and organic matter washing out from rivers and streams, though it may also be a sign of phytoplankton. Puffs of spring clouds linger over parts of the coastline. Phytoplankton are the “primary producers” of the seas and oceans. These plant-like, microscopic alg...

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Changes in Canberra [image] #NASA

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Dardzha Peninsula [image] #NASA

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