Phytoplankton bloom in North Sea and Baltic Sea

This MODIS true-color image shows the blues and greens of a phytoplankton bloom occurring in the North Sea, west of Denmark, the country on the peninsula in the center. The bright blue color may indicate a coccolithophore bloom.
Source: Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

North Sea Bloom

The North Sea off the Denmark coast appears turbid in this SeaWiFS image.
Source: Provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

Turbid Waters Around Denmark

The waters around Denmark look fairly turbid after winter storms in this SeaWiFs image.
Source: Provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE