The study area for the March 2013 ECOHAB experiment. The left shows selected tracks of ships, AUVs, and underwater gliders. The right depicts the same area overlain by a satellite-derived map of chlorophyll, an indicator of marine algae near the sea surface (dark red = highest chlorophyll levels). Credit: MBARI / ECOHAB (Base map from Google maps).
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