Red Tides

WHOI News Releases

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May 7, 2013

New Robotic Instruments to Provide Real-Time Data on Gulf of Maine Red Tide

Deployment could lead transformation of toxic HAB monitoring

April 8, 2011

Researchers Report Potential for a Moderate New England 'Red Tide' in 2011

Bloom could be suppressed by changes in ocean conditions in the Gulf of Maine

February 21, 2011

First Harmful Algal Bloom Species Genome Sequenced

Brown Tide Culprit Uniquely Suited to Thrive in Environmentally Impacted Estuaries

February 24, 2010

Researchers Issue Outlook for a Significant New England 'Red Tide' in 2010

Seed population portends a large regional bloom; impacts will depend on ocean conditions and weather

April 22, 2009

Researchers Report Potential for "Moderately Large" Red Tide Outbreak in the Gulf of Maine Region for 2009

Toxic bloom expected to be smaller than last year, but still significant

 In Computer Models and Seafloor Observations, Researchers See Potential for Significant 2008
April 24, 2008

Researchers See Potential for Significant 2008 "Red Tide" Season

Conditions are ripe for another large bloom in New England waters; weather and ocean conditions will determine outcome

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April 9, 2008

Underwater Microscope Helps Prevent Shellfish Poisoning

Novel instrument developed at WHOI detects harmful algae in coastal waters

October 16, 2006

Harmful Algal Bloom (Red Tide) Models and Forecasts to be Expanded in Gulf of Maine

New Program Could Reopen Valuable Offshore Shellfish Beds

May 26, 2005

WHOI Scientists Monitor Largest Red Tide Outbreak in 12 Years in Massachusetts Bay

Woods Hole Center for Oceans and Human Health cruise provided timely data for shellfish managers

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