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Research with Red Tide Toxin Yields Potential Therapies for Cystic Fibrosis part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This National Institutes of Health News article documents a study being done to use two compounds associated with Florida red tide to treat mucus build-up related to cystic fibrosis. Researchers ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: General Public, College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

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)

Tide pushing shellfishers into red part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This USA Today article provides very general information about the 2005 red tide outbreak off the Gulf of Maine. It offers possible explanations for the outbreak, what is being done to protect people ...
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: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), General Public, Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

Red Tides part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This comprehensive website answers questions such as: what is red tide, where are they found, why do they occur, how do they affect marine organisms, how do they affect humans, how are shellfish ...
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: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

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)

Red Tide part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Environmental Literacy Council article provides a brief summary of red tide, a problem associated with toxins produced by red phytoplankton. It also features several links to other 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, Collection
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

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)