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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).

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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