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Stephen Giovannoni part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The site features a research profile of Stephen Giovannoni, Professor of Microbiology and Director of the Molecular and Cellular Biology Program at Oregon State University. Giovannoni's research ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Evolution, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Oceanography:Biological, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Geology and Geophysics, Biology, :Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Bibliography
Extreme Environments: Extremely Cold
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal, Surface Waters
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)

Dead Zone: Galveston Researcher Examines Loss of Marine Life part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Texas A&M newspaper article provides very general info regarding the possible link between poor water quality in the Gulf of Mexico and farm runoff. Researcher Antonietta Quigg describes ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Anoxic, Altered by Humans
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine, Surface Waters
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), College Lower (13-14), General Public, High School (9-12)

Restoring Life to the Dead Zone: Addressing Gulf Hypoxia, a National Problem part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This USGS fact sheet provides an introductory synopsis of some of the causes of poor water quality in the Gulf of Mexico. The dead zone is caused by increased nutrients from the Mississippi River, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Marine, Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Biology:Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Anoxic, Altered by Humans
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine, Surface Waters
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), College Lower (13-14), General Public, High School (9-12)

Elusive dead zone tracked in the Pacific part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This MSNBC newspaper article provides general information about poor water quality off the Oregon coast. The article recounts how scientists are hunting for very low levels of oxygen, a sign of what ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Marine, Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Biology:Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Anoxic, Altered by Humans
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine, Surface Waters
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), College Lower (13-14), General Public, High School (9-12)

More Nitrogen Upstream, Fewer Filters Downstream part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This USGS-sponsored site provides an explanation for the low oxygen conditions of the "dead zone" stemming from the Mississippi River and Gulf of Mexico watersheds. The factors that ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Principles, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Marine
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans, Anoxic
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Hypoxia Press Release and Map - August 1, 2005 part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This EPA press release documents the findings of a 2005 mapping project in the Gulf of Mexico low-oxygen waters. The article notes the extent of the "dead zone" and notes the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Biology:Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Anoxic, Altered by Humans
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine, Surface Waters
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

On Again, Off Again - The Dead Zone part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Louisiana Sea Grant College Program site offers a collection of websites regarding Gulf of Mexico hypoxia. This collection includes general information, classroom activities, and data collected ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Biology:Ecology:Principles, Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Scientific Resources:Collection, Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Lab Activity
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans, Anoxic
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)

Red Tide part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This CDC web page includes links to PDF or html formatted files containing information about Karenia brevis, a phytoplankton responsible for toxic red tide events. Links include information about red ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), General Public, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

In Full Bloom part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website offers a brief overview of Red Tide and the toxic algae responsible for it. Several words and phrases within the summary are hyperlinked to more detailed explanations on remote sites. A ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Lab Activity, Computer Applications, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Datasets and Tools:Datasets with Teaching Activities
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

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)

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