we assess long-term trends in nutrients oxygen and other
variables in Puget Sound, Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor.
Trends are based on de-seasonalized monthly data which
were averaged over the year and across stations of one
of the three regions.
data reveal subtle long-term trends. We generate them by
subtracting a site-specific, time-averaged seasonal
cycle from the dataset.
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know more you have two options:
explore trends and pattern of 12 variables by pressing the
"variable tab" inside the MWCI pdf document.
source data for the calculation can be downloaded here.