Challenge Question

What can we observe in chlorophyll data from near the Polar Zones of the Ocean?

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Your Objective

Explore the "Chlorophyll-a Concentration" data among the stations near the Polar Zones of the Pacific Ocean (Station Papa Array; Southern Ocean Array) and Atlantic Ocean (Irminger Sea Array) to see what you can observe.

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Interpretation and Analysis Questions

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

Background Information

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