2015 Satellite Image (IMAGE) University of California - San Diego Caption This is the extent of the Pacific Northwest Pseudo-nitzschia bloom in 2015. Gradation of colors purple-blue-green-yellow-red-pink in ocean areas shows increasing chlorophyll concentration towards the coast. Satellite data courtesy of NASA Ocean Biology Processing Group and LAADS-DAAC. Credit Mati Kahru, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.