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Motion of the ocean: How ocean circulation can trigger an intense red tide

An intense red tide overtook both the east and west coasts of the Sunshine State in 2018, killing fish, manatees, whale sharks, and choking beach tourism in the process. Researchers at the University of south Florida and the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, led by Dr. Robert Weisberg, set out to discover the origin of […]

Phytoplankton Expanding Northward as Arctic Sea Ice Retreats

A recent study uses satellite data to show that Arctic sea ice retreat is causing changes in the timing and location of spring phytoplankton blooms, which play a large role in the regional ecosystem and carbon cycle. Channing PrendI’m a physical oceanography PhD student at Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, California. I use […]

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