The chart displays historical SST anomaly data from September 1981 through the present for the Northeast Shelf Large Marine Ecosystem and four sub-regions that correspond to fisheries management areas (Gulf of Maine, Georges Bank, Scotian Shelf, Mid-Atlantic Bight). Choose a region from the drop down list to update the chart. The tools above the chart allow you to zoom out to see the full date range, view the more recent data, or select a date. The map displays the daily Anomaly or SST map that for the date selected on the chart. Click a date on the chart to update the map with global anomaly data for the selected date. You can also display SST for the selected date from the options below.