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Springtime East of Patagonia

Springtime East of Patagonia

Connoisseurs of ocean color must take note when spring moves on toward summer over the Patagonian Shelf. Complex circulation in the region produces flamboyant color variations that bespeak a high level of biodiversity in the resident phytoplankton populations.

The above VIIRS image was collected on December 2, 2014.


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