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Phytoplankton Bloom in the Gulf of Mexico part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This NASA site features color satellite photographs of the Gulf of Mexico dead zone. The site shows pictures of the Gulf of Mexico region in natural colors as well as on a scale of different ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Extreme Environments: Anoxic, Altered by Humans
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

NOAA New England Red Tide Information Center part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This NOAA website offers a brief explanation of red tide and a large bloom that spread from the Gulf of Maine to the Massachusetts Bay in 2005. The site explains NOAA's efforts to remediate red tide ...
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
Grade Level: General Public, College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

New England Red Tide Outbreak 2005 part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution website provides general information about the 2005 outbreak of toxic alga Alexandrium fundyense, a type of algae that causes red tide. This bloom outbreak ...
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
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

Microbiological Garden part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Microbiological Garden features specialized collections with images and informative paragraphs covering microbial-based topics including: foyer, microbes in the kitchen, bacteria on our skin, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Principles, Biology, :Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology, Diversity, Ecology:Biofilms, Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: Informal, General Public, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8)

Hunting Dangerous Algae from Space part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This NASA Earth Observatory article presents information about programs that are monitoring red tide and other harmful algal bloom (HAB) outbreaks from satellite imagery and remote sensing. This ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

High affinity binding of red tide neurotoxins to marine mammal brain part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This scholarly paper from Aquatic Toxicology documents a study of the binding of dinoflagellate-produced red tide neurotoxins to mammalian brains. The researchers studied the brain tissue of ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Ocean Environments: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Florida Red Tide Current Status part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Fish and Wildlife Research Institute website provides links to several Florida-based red tide sites. These sites include the current status of Florida's red tide, a photo gallery of red tide ...
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: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), Graduate/Professional, Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

Investigating the Ocean Algal Blooms part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This NOAA computer-based activity is designed to teach students in grades 9-12 how satellite imagery and remote sensing can be used to monitor harmful algal blooms (HABs). This lesson teaches ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Computer Applications, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Activities:Lab Activity
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Mote Marine Laboratory magazine article details a new study by Sarasota Operations Coastal Oceans Observation Lab (SO COOL) that is using technology to track harmful algal blooms (HABs). ...
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
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), Informal, Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

Eukaryotic microbes, species recognition and the geographic limits of species: examples from the kingdom Fungi part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a review article about fungal biogeography published in The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (2006). The authors advance the ideas that (a) the perceived geographic ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Processes, Biology, :Evolution:Principles, Biology:Microbiology, Evolution, Diversity, Ecology, Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Bibliography, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)