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Stuff: Vast plankton bloom off New Zealand

Peter Griffin posted in on October 29th, 2009.

A huge bloom of phytoplankton has been spotted off the east coast of New Zealand by satellite photography. The photos were released by NASA on October 25, and show how the differing types of phytoplankton (plankton which photosynthesize) change the way the sea reflects light, resulting in differing shades of blue and green.  The bloom, […]

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