Chlorophyll-A Bay of Bengal Data

Microsoft Imagine Cup Participant: Raymond Yang

Relation to Agricultural Runoff

One of the main contributors to the algal blooms is agricultural runoff. Agricultural runoff contains fertilizers that can boost the algae growth in the water. In the following images from Bing Maps, the aerial view showed a large agricultural area next to an area with excessive algae shown in the six datasets above.

Here is the corresponding map region to the graphed area above. Click on a section to review its data over the six months.

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