For more information on phytoplankton imagery, including sample images and a tutorial, head over to the WWW pages at the Goddard Space Flight Center. The Gulf of Maine Research Institute has also created an animation depicting the change in phytoplankton concentration in the North Atlantic Ocean over one year.

   
January - March   April - June   July - September
         
     
October - November   Scale    

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