Challenge Question

What can we observe in chlorophyll data from the Temperate Zones in the Ocean?

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Note, the graph will automatically zoom to the fall season.




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Your Objective

Explore the "Chlorophyll-a Concentration" data among the stations in the Temperate Zones of the Pacific Ocean (Coastal Endurance Array) and Atlantic Ocean (Coastal Pioneer Array; Argentine Basin Array) to see what you can observe.

Data Tip: Select different locations in the Temperate Zones of 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. Note that when you select a specific station, it will zoom into the Fall season appropriate for the hemisphere the station is in.

Interpretation and Analysis Questions

  1. What did you find interesting about what you observed in the data about chlorophyll-a concentration from the Temperate Zones in the Ocean?
  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 from the Temperate Zones in the Ocean?

Background Information

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