A blue whale surfaces off the coast of California, where the whales congregate to feed on krill in the summer months.
R/V Roger Revelle at sea, one of the research vessels CCE uses to investigate primary production, carbon export,
and plankton food web structure.
Sampling with a Trace Metal-clean rosette.
Pleuronocodes planipes, the pelagic red crab, which increases markedly in abundance in the CCE region during most El Niños.
The Integrated Pacific Decadal Oscillation index (PDO, red) nicely predicts the variation in an important species of krill (Nyctiphanes simplex, blue) in the CCE site.
Satellite-estimated Carbon Export Flux (mg C m-2 d-1) from the new CCE-LTER MERGED product.