Challenge Question

What are the seasonal patterns in primary production?

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Your Objective

Look for patterns in the "Chlorophyll-a Concentration" data during each season in the Northern Pacific Ocean (Coastal Endurance Array).

Data Tip: Select each season to explore the seasonal data. Zoom in and out of the data to look at different time scales to investigate patterns across the seasons.

Interpretation and Analysis Questions

  1. How did the chlorophyll-a concentration vary over each season?
  2. What is your evidence for the pattern, which you observed, in the data over each season?
  3. What questions do you still have about patterns in chlorophyll-a concentration over each season?

Background Information

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