How Can One Ocean Current Affect the Whole North Atlantic?
ES2403  Identifying Eddies in Maps of Chlorophyll Concentration

The map shows chlorophyll concentration for a part of the Atlantic including the Gulf Stream.


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7. Locate Gulf Stream eddies on this map. Are these warm or cold eddies? Briefly describe their location.

8. Describe the concentration of phytoplankton within these eddies. What can you infer about the abundance of fish in them?


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