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English: Under certain conditions, en:Emiliania huxleyi can form massive blooms which can be detected by satellite remote sensing. What looks like white clouds in the water, is in fact the reflected light from billions of coccoliths floating in the water-column.

en:Landsat image from 24th July en:1999, courtesy of Steve Groom, en:Plymouth Marine Laboratory. This bloom attracted considerable coverage in the UK media.

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current21:15, 1 March 2009Thumbnail for version as of 21:15, 1 March 20091,280 × 1,024 (240 KB)Mike PeelHigher resolution version, from en.wp
18:41, 2 July 2005Thumbnail for version as of 18:41, 2 July 2005750 × 600 (108 KB)Kristof vtUnder certain conditions, Emiliania huxleyi can form massive blooms which can be detected by satellite remote sensing. What looks like white clouds in the water, is in fact the reflected light from billions of coccoliths floating in the water-column.<
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