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Toxic and Harmful Algal Blooms part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Primarily through the use of engaging graphics, this resource outlines where Toxic and Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) occur in U.S. waters. It also addresses the differences between toxic and non-toxic ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Principles, Habitats:Water Column, Biology, :Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine, Surface Waters
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), General Public, Graduate/Professional

Eye in the sky: tracking harmful algal blooms with satellite remote sensing part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article details an effort to use satellite imagery to track harmful algal bloom (HAB) events. The article provides basic information about HABs, how the satellite imagery will track HABs, and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Food Webs:Microbial Food Webs, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Biology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, General Public, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)

Marine Microbial Diversity: The Key to Earth's Habitability part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This PDF report was produced as a result of the American Academy of Microbiology colloquium that convened April 8-10, 2005, in San Francisco, California, to focus on marine microbial diversity. In ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Biofilms, Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Diversity, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Microbiology, Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Food Webs:Microbial Food Webs, Biology:Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Surface Waters
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

Marine Microbial Ecology part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This image-rich website from the Australian Antarctic Division's Biology program describes its research in marine microbial ecology. It includes an introduction of microbial ecology and microbial ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Culturing Methods, Microscopy, Flow cytometry, Field Methods , Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Food Webs:Microbial Food Webs, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Water Column, Biology:Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Visick Lab: Home of the Vibrio-Euprymna Symbiosis part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website features general information about the lab of Karen Visick, which studies the genes needed to establish an interaction between the small Hawaiian squid Euprymna scolopes and its ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Evolution, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Surface Waters
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

The Winnowing: Establishing the Squid-Vibrio Symbiosis part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Nature Reviews Microbiology article examines the symbiosis between the squid Euprymna scolopes and its luminous bacterial symbiont, Vibrio fischeri. Using image-rich illustrations, it depicts ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Evolution, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

The Light-Organ Symbiosis of Vibrio fischeri and the Hawaiian squid, Euprymna scolopes part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This informational web page features the luminescent bacteria that live within the light organs of the bobtailed squid and the Hawaiian squid. The page includes a discussion of how symbionts and host ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Surface Waters
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Isolation of Pure Cultures Of Bacteria: Vibrio phosphoreum from Squid or Ocean Fish part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This educational web page presents an isolation protocol for the bioluminescent bacteria Vibrio phosphoreum. It includes an introduction to Vibrio, safety concerns, interesting activities to do with ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Culturing Methods, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Lab Activity
Ocean Environments: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Surface Waters
Grade Level: General Public, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

Squid's Built-In Light to Inspire New Gadgets? part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This National Geographic news article describes a type of nocturnal squid found in the ocean around Hawaii which mates using a built-in flashlight to hide its shadow from predatory fish on the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Surface Waters
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Brave New Biosphere: Story of a Squid part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Why Files informative page is part of a series that features the narrative of Bob, the bobtail squid. Bob describes the symbiotic relationship formed between his ancestors and the bioluminescent ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5)