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Images used in Lesson 5


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A MERIS Level 1B scene (top of atmosphere (TOA) radiances) obtained on April 24th, 2003, showing a coccolithophore bloom near Cape Town. The bloom was independently confirmed through in-situ measurements obtained by the Department of Oceanography, University of Cape Town.

Three MERIS Level 2 scenes from the Benguela region, showing a coastal upwelling event in early February 2004.

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