This image features northern Germany and the southern tip of Denmark. At bottom right is the Berlin. The Elbe River runs along the lower edge of the image.
This image demonstrates the outstanding radiometric accuracy of MERIS. Visible in the top right portion of the image, the Baltic Sea exhibits a green patch of what is likely to be phytoplankton suspended in the water.
Instrument: MEdium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS)
Date of Acquisition: 22 April 2002
Orbit number: 00749
Instrument features: Full resolution image (300-meter resolution)