This image of an algal bloom in the central Baltic Sea was captured by Sentinel-2A on 7 August 2015. The image has a spatial resolution of 10 m. The Estonian island of Saaremaa, which is home to the Kura kurgu hoiuala conservation area, is visible in the upper right of the image. The Slīteres Nacionālais Park in Latvia is located in the lower right of the image. This national park is one of the oldest nature reserves in the Baltic States.
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