Water Color

Blue-green Algae at Lake Burrinjuck
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Blue-green Algae at Lake Burrinjuck

In early 2021, authorities warned about potentially toxic blooms at a popular recreational lake in New South Wales.

Published Mar 5, 2021

Water Drought Fires Water Color Temperature Extremes

Persistent Phytoplankton
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Persistent Phytoplankton

The waters off of Newfoundland were colored by coccolithophore blooms for two months.

Published Sep 21, 2020

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Beguiling Bloom in The Baltic Sea
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Beguiling Bloom in The Baltic Sea

Nearly every summer, phytoplankton trace the sea’s currents, eddies, and flows.

Published Aug 19, 2020

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Phytoplankton Surge in Arctic Waters
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Phytoplankton Surge in Arctic Waters

The floating plant-like organisms are showing up in higher concentrations across the Arctic Ocean.

Published Jul 30, 2020

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Channeling a Bloom
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Channeling a Bloom

Unusually clear skies and persistent, unseasonable heat may have set the stage for large and persistent blooms of phytoplankton in the waters around England.

Published Jun 26, 2020

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