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    Algal Bloom part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This Wikipedia online encyclopedia article provides general information about algal blooms, red tide, black sea, and water treatment. It features hyperlinks for definitions of scientific terminology ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Principles
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
    Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
    Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

    Mass. Declares a Red Tide Disaster part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This CBS news article provides very general information about the massive red tide outbreak in New England in 2005. The article states that the outbreak is costing the shellfish industry $3 million ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Principles
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
    Ocean Environments: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Coastal and Estuarine
    Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), General Public, Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

    Tide pushing shellfishers into red part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This USA Today article provides very general information about the 2005 red tide outbreak off the Gulf of Maine. It offers possible explanations for the outbreak, what is being done to protect people ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Principles
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
    Ocean Environments: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Coastal and Estuarine
    Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), General Public, Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

    Red Tides part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This comprehensive website answers questions such as: what is red tide, where are they found, why do they occur, how do they affect marine organisms, how do they affect humans, how are shellfish ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Principles
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
    Ocean Environments: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Coastal and Estuarine
    Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

    Great Moments in Science: Lights of Life 1 part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This Great Moments in Science radio transcript discusses the history of bioluminescence. It covers the first scientists to study bioluminescence, organisms capable of making light, biochemistry of ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology, :Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology
    Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Audio, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
    Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
    Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

    Great Moments in Science: Light of Life 2 part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This Great Moments in Science radio transcript describes the three types of bioluminescence (bacterial, extracellular, and intracellular) and associated medical applications. The audio version of ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations, Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Microbiology, Evolution
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Audio
    Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
    Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

    Glow: Living Lights part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This 48-page Teacher's Guide accompanies the "Glow: Living Lights" exhibit at the San Diego Natural History Museum. In PDF format, the guide contains 12 lesson plans that explore ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Diversity, Evolution
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Lab Activity, Classroom Activity
    Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal, Deep Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
    Grade Level: High School (9-12), Informal, Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

    Northwest Fisheries Science Center Harmful Algal Blooms Program part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This NFSC website contains general information about harmful algal blooms (HABs), research being done regarding HABs, outreach resources to teach the public about the potentially harmful algae, and ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
    Ocean Environments: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
    Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

    Forecasting Harmful Algal Blooms part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This online newsletter gives a brief summary of societal impacts of harmful algal blooms and the Olympic Region Harmful Algal Bloom (ORHAB) project, a group funded by NOAA to forecast harmful algal ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
    Ocean Environments: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
    Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

    Harmful Algal Blooms part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This website contains a brief overview of harmful algal blooms (HABs) and their potential impacts on human health and economics. It also provides information regarding mandates/legislation regarding ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Marine
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
    Ocean Environments: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Coastal and Estuarine, Surface Waters
    Grade Level: General Public, College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

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