Challenge Question

What can we observe about chlorophyll in the fall around the world?

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Your Objective

Explore the "Chlorophyll-a Concentration" data to see what you can observe among the six stations during the Fall season: northern near polar Pacific Ocean (Station Papa Array); northern temperate Pacific Ocean (Coastal Endurance Array); southern near polar Pacific Ocean (Southern Ocean Array); northern near polar Atlantic Ocean (Irminger Sea Array); northern temperate Atlantic Ocean (Coastal Pioneer Array); southern near polar Atlantic Ocean (Argentine Basin Array).

Data Tip: Select different locations in the ocean to explore the data in ways that interest you. Zoom in and out of the data to look at different time scales that interest you.

Interpretation and Analysis Questions

  1. What did you find interesting about what you observed in the data about chlorophyll-a concentration around the world?
  2. Did you observe any patterns? If so, what were the patterns and for which variables?
  3. What questions do you still have about chlorophyll-a concentration around the world?

Background Information

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