Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: algae

Bering Sea is focus of NOAA effort to accelerate science delivery...

The Bering Sea is home to some of the nation’s largest and most profitable commercial fisheries, including Alaskan pollock and Pacific cod. It's also one of the fastest warming parts of the world, with fish stocks becoming increasingly vulnerable to marine heat waves, the loss of sea ice, low-oxygen waters, harmful algal blooms, and other conditions that stress species, ecosystems, and economies.

MIT researchers say climate change will intensify ocean colors

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have detected climate change impacts on phytoplankton in the world’s oceans that they say will intensify blue and...

Network promotes awareness of harmful algal blooms

Fisheries scientists recently launched the Alaska Harmful Algal Bloom Network  http://www.aoos.org/alaska-hab-network to educate the public on the risks associated with harmful algal blooms. The agenda...

Algae’s athletic role in glacier melt

Life exists everywhere you look. Even on glacier ice, home to inch-long worms, snow fleas, bacteria and algae. When gathered by the millions on the...

NOAA Fisheries studies Bering Sea bloom

Federal fisheries scientists say they are hoping to witness in September changing colors of the Bering Sea, as they investigate why it happens and...