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 in New England as well as prevent new occurrences. The site features hyperlinks to research funding, legislation, and other NOAA sites that feature red tide.
Subject: Biology:Ecology:Principles, Habitats:Marine, Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work Grade Level: General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14) Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Ecology Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine Topics: Biosphere:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Water Column, Biosphere:Microbiology and Health, Ecology:Food Webs, Biosphere:MicrobiologyKeywords: harmful algal bloom, HAB, Alexandrium fundyense, paralytic shellfish poisoning, PSP
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