Climate Change Meets Ocean Life in New Northeast Research Institute : Image

A primary goal of the CINAR is to use data, such as those pictured here, to conduct research that identifies and evaluates linkages among productivity, fish and fisheries, pollution, climate change and ecosystem health. This image is a three-day composite SeaWiFS image showing chlorophyll concentration for 18-21 June 2001. Higher levels of chlorophyll on the continental shelf reflect enhanced net primary production within the Northeast US Large Marine Ecosystem. (Heidi Sosik, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)