Students review the NASA video showing biosphere data over the North Atlantic Ocean as a time series animation displaying a decade of phytoplankton blooms and answer questions that follow.
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Observe the seasonal global images of the chlorophyll data from 2017 and put in chronological order.
Analyze these satellite images comparing Ocean Chlorophyll Concentrations with Sea Surface Temperatures beginning with the North Atlantic region, then expanding global patterns of these phenomena. Credit: NASA Earth Observatory
Review the animation showing seasonal chlorophyll concentration as it relates to net radiation.