Last update: December 8th, 2019 at 7:00 am
Today’s Image of the Day comes from the NASA Earth Observatory and features a look at phytoplankton blooms in Louisiana’s Lake Pontchartrain.
Phytoplankton blooms typically develop when there is a perfect storm of sunlight and nutrients mixed with a nice long stint of warm weather and gentle winds.
This image was captured by the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on board the Landsat 8 satellite.
Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory