Ocean Color Image Gallery

  1. Gallery Home
  2. Image Archive Page

Kamchatka Eddies

Great fleas have little fleas upon their backs to bite 'em,
And little fleas have lesser fleas, and so ad infinitum.
Big whorls have little whorls
That feed on their velocity,
And little whorls have lesser whorls
And so on to viscosity.

The above view of phytoplankton blooms in the western Bering Sea along the coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula was collected by Aqua/MODIS on May 15, 2021. Click on it to get a larger version.