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Water Color

Beauty and a Burden in the Norwegian Sea
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Beauty and a Burden in the Norwegian Sea

Harmless phytoplankton put on a stunning display, while another less-visible species wreaked havoc on salmon farms.

Published Jun 6, 2019

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Bloom in the Parent Stream
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Bloom in the Parent Stream

Fueled by the Oyashio current, the waters off of northeastern Japan support a bounty of phytoplankton and fishes.

Published Jun 4, 2019

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A Bloom after the Storm
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A Bloom after the Storm

Tropical cyclone Veronica appears to have stirred up swirls of phytoplankton.

Published Apr 3, 2019

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Summer Blooms in the Baltic and Barents
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Summer Blooms in the Baltic and Barents

Phytoplankton and blue-green algae blooms off of Scandinavia seem to be particularly intense this summer.

Published Jul 23, 2018

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Summer Blooms in North American Lakes
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Summer Blooms in North American Lakes

Cyanobacteria have become a regular summer phenomenon in Lake Okeechobee and Lake Erie.

Published Jul 18, 2018

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