Tag: Oceanography

Research aims to predict algae blooms on lakes, rivers

TOLEDO, Ohio — There's a whole network of satellites, underwater robots and scientific tools watching for toxic algae on Lake Erie. But when it...
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SPOKANE, Wash. — As Chinook salmon populations declined across the Pacific Northwest, scientists suspected the fish lost a great deal of genetic diversity, too. ...
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EAST LANSING, Mich. — Researchers at Michigan State University are seeking the public's help in learning what's in the stomachs of more than 1,000...
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BRUNSWICK, Maine — A marine biologist believes a humpback whale shielded her from a 15-foot tiger shark in the South Pacific. ...
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Florida wildlife officials say 538 manatees were found dead in the state's waterways last year. ...
Scientists monitor effects of Harvey, other storms on reefs

GALVESTON, Texas — Adrienne Correa sucked in a breath as she slipped on her wet suit 115 miles offshore of Galveston — but it...
Low oxygen levels, coral bleaching getting worse in oceans

WASHINGTON — Global warming is making the world's oceans sicker, depleting them of oxygen and harming delicate coral reefs more often, two studies show. ...
Brazilian environmentalists studying deaths of dolphins

SAO PAULO — Environmentalists in Brazil say they are trying to figure out why more than 80 gray dolphins have died in less than...
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PORTLAND, Maine — A shrimp research project will not yield extra shrimp for the public to buy this year as it has in the...
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MONTEREY, Calif. — If all goes as planned, the boat that took John Steinbeck and marine biologist Ed Ricketts on their expedition to the...

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