Ocean Color Feature
Southern Indian Ocean
"The southern Indian Ocean is characterized by a confluence of diverse water masses, each with distinct physical characteristics, nutrient conditions, plankton communities and production rates."
This Suoimi-NPP/VIIRS scene was collected on October 28, 2016. Click on the above image for 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.