The SeaWiFS instrument aboard the OrbView-2 spacecraft has been collecting global ocean color (and land color) measurements since 1997. The data collected has been revolutionizing our understanding of how our home planet lives and breathes.

To find out more about ocean color data and services, visit: http://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/

 

First NASA mission to map global biosphere (Ocean Chlorophyll & Land Vegetation Index)