Ocean Color Feature
Eddies such as those shown above may be transporting melt water from the Greenland ice sheet into the central Labrador Sea. In this way they may play some part in controlling the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation.
The above VIIRS image was collected on June 23, 2016. Click on it to download a larger version.
Ocean Biology Distributed Active Archive Center
The OBPG serves as a Distributed Active Archive Center for satellite ocean biology data produced or collected under NASA's Earth Observing System Data and Information System, including those from historical missions and partner space organizations.
SeaDAS is an image analysis package for the processing and display of satellite ocean color data.
SeaBASS is a repository of in situ oceanographic data to support algorithm development and satellite data product validation activities.
Field Support Group
The OBPG maintains a Field Support Group that collects in situ data, engages in community measurement protocols activities, and hosts an HPLC phytoplankton pigment processing facility.