Sentinel-2A dips its toe into the water

Download this page in PDF format With spectacular images of an algal bloom in the Baltic Sea, ESA’s Sentinel-2A has announced its arrival to the ocean colour community. As we highlighted an earlier blog, Sentinel-2A was launched in June predominately … Continue reading

Ocean Colour Partnership Blooms

Download this page in PDF format Last week NASA, NOAA, USGS and the US Environmental Protection Agency announced a $3.6 million partnership to use satellite data as an early warning system for harmful freshwater algae blooms. An algae bloom refers … Continue reading

A Few Days In Portland: Phytoplankton, Sea Ice and Cake!

Download this page in PDF format As I talked about in my last blog, this week I’m attending the Ocean Optics XXII Conference in Portland, Maine in the USA. I arrived last Thursday and spent the weekend at a two … Continue reading