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Supplementary Materials

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  • Section S1. Method for computing average profiles of physical, chemical, and bio-optical conditions at Station ALOHA.
  • Section S2. Method for computing statistical summaries from profiles of chloropigment and particulate beam attenuation coefficient from shipboard CTD rosette measurements.
  • Section S3. Methods for ship-based current velocity measurement and comparison with drift velocities.
  • Section S4. Methods for shipboard sampling for RNA analysis.
  • Section S5. Methods for RNA extraction from shipboard and ESP samples.
  • Section S6. Methods for shipboard sampling for conventional and imaging flow cytometry and statistical analysis.
  • Section S7. Methods for sea-surface PAR measurement and statistical analysis.
  • Fig. S1. Ship-based characterization of the DCM.
  • Fig. S2. Lagrangian drift velocities.
  • Fig. S3. Vertical variation of horizontal current speed.
  • Fig. S4. Water-column biomass characterization.
  • Fig. S5. Localization of the DCM followed by Lagrangian drift within the DCM.
  • References (75, 76)

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