You are browsing the archive for Chlorophyll Archives - AGU Blogosphere.

6 November 2015

Satellite Detects Food Chain Impact of El Nino

El Nino is not just a warming of the surface waters in the East Pacific, the depth of that warm water increases as the thermocline lowers. This keeps nutrient rich colder waters from upwelling to the surface, impacting the very bottom of the food chain. NASA has a cool page (with much more info) where you can toggle back and forth and see the drop in chlorophyll here. How you …