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Cyanobacteria part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This web page discusses Cyanobacteria, or blue green algae, and associated environmental and health impacts. Similar to the marine algal blooms, cyanobacteria periodically grow exuberantly. These ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Ciguatera part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This web page discusses Ciguatera, the most commonly reported marine toxin disease in the world. The dinoflagellate Gambierdiscus toxicus produces ciguatoxin throughout tropical regions of the world; ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Diarrheic Shellfish Poisoning part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This web page discusses Diarrheic Shellfish Poisoning (DSP), a gastrointestinal illness caused by the consumption of contaminated shellfish. The associated toxins are okadaic acid and its ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Pfiesteria part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This web page discusses Pfiesteria piscicida, an organism that has been associated with fish ulceration disease and fish kills. In its toxic state, this organism can reportedly cause dermal ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This web page discusses Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP), a marine toxin disease with both gastrointestinal and neurologic symptoms reported worldwide. It is caused predominantly by the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Red Tide or Neurotoxic Shellfish Poisoning part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This web page discusses Red Tide and Neurotoxic Shellfish Poisoning, a milder gastroenteritis with neurologic symptoms compared with Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning. The classic causative organism is ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Harmful Algal Bloom Forecasting System part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Forecasting System provided by NOAA supplies information on the location, extent, and potential for development or movement of harmful algal blooms in the Gulf of ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Research Results, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Maps, Datasets and Tools:Datasets
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)

Extreme Natural Events: Harmful Algal Blooms part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This NOAA website features a repository of information about Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs). It explains the Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Act (HABHRCA) and describes the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Habitats:Marine, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Maps, Scientific Resources:Research Results, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, General Public, College Upper (15-16), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Primary Productivity part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This resource from the Hawaii Ocean Time-Series provides a protocol used to determine primary productivity by 14C assimilation. It includes a brief overview of the method as well as the equation used ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Radioisotopes, Biology, Biogeochemistry
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Eukaryotes part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page provides an overview of classification and evolution of eukaryotes. Topics include the defining characteristics of eukaryotic cells, the role of endosymbiosis in cellular evolution, and the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology, Evolution:Processes, Biology:Microbiology, Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Evolution
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Bibliography, Overview/Summary, Pedagogic Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)