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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)

Harmful Algal Blooms part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online textbook contains detailed information about harmful algal blooms (HABs). Topics include HAB related health hazards, general information about HABs, and taxonomic information regarding ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Maps, Datasets and Tools:Datasets, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12)

Mahogany Tides part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Smithsonian K-12 Education website provides a brief overview of mahogany tide (also known as red tide) events. These events are caused by dinoflagellates, a special type of phytoplankton, and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine, Surface Waters
Grade Level: High School (9-12), General Public, Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

New England Shellfish Beds Reopen After Toxic Red Algae Recedes part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This PBS article describes red tide, a phenomenon caused by phytoplankton in coastal waters. The site includes brief summaries of the causes and impacts of red tide, both on health and the tourism ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine, Surface Waters
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)

There Are Algae in Your House! part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This lesson plan provides an activity in which students can learn about how algae is used in the food they eat. The lesson plan includes background information as well as instructions for in-class ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology, :Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Lab Activity
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: Intermediate (3-5), Primary (K-2), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), General Public

Human Impacts on Catchments part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website offers an explanation of red tide and other harmful algal blooms (HABs). It briefly explains what algal blooms are and what causes them. Designed for educatiors, the site also provides ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Computer Applications, Activities:Lab Activity
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine, Surface Waters
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)

Desert Dust Kills Florida Fish part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This news article details a red tide event that was spread across the Atlantic by a combination of storms in the Sahara Desert region and easterly trade winds that spread fertilized or nutrient ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology, :Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), General Public

From Monsoons to Microbes: Understanding the Ocean's Role in Human Health part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online book offers a deeper look into the oceans that surround us, exploring the links among physical oceanography, public health, epidemiology, marine biology, and medicine in understanding ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Help! It's an HAB! part of SERC Web Resource Collection

These web activities are part of a series of lessons that provide information and materials to teach students about the effects of harmful algal blooms (HABs) on fish as well as devising remediation ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Principles, Food Webs:Microbial Food Webs, Biology:Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Classroom Activity
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine, Surface Waters
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), General Public