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Global Phytoplankton Distribution

Source: My NASA Data
[02-Jun-2021] Plants, bacteria, and protists, oh my! Learn more about these tiny photosynthesizers we call phytoplankton and the large impact they have on ocean ecosystems and the global climate. This article from My NASA Data answers many of the basic questions about phytoplankton: What are they? Where are they located? What do you they need to survive? Why are they important? And many others.
Global Phytoplankton Distribution
Coccolithophone bloom
Coccolithophore bloom in the Bering Sea off southwest Alaska on April 25, 1998. Credit: NASA/GSFC SeaWIFS Project.