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EXPORTS in the Atlantic

On May 13, 2021, following some rough weather in the northeastern Atlantic, EXPORTS researchers aboard three ships (Discovery, James Cook, and Sarmiento de Gamboa) were taking advantage of sunny weather and calmer seas to collect samples and hope for good satellite overpasses. At the time that the (NOAA-20 and Suomi-NPP) VIIRS data used to construct the above image were collected, all three ships were at the location marked by the dot in the circle above. Click on the image to get a larger version showing a broader region.