[13-May-16] This satellite image shows the approximate cruise track (red dashes) of the R/V Atlantis. Green seas - captured by the MODIS instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite (May 11, 2016) - indicate that phytoplankton are starting to bloom in the North Atlantic. The blue inset in the globe at lower right shows image extent.
Credit: Norman Kuring (NASA). Download this image (PNG, 1.3 MB).