Hazards


Watch What You Eat

Shellfish

Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) can take a variety of forms, each with a distinct and disturbing impact on human health.…

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Volcanoes

These eruptions of molten rock and ash can be destructive to human settlements, but vitally creative for the rest of the planet.

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Tsunamis

Even Hollywood-scale waves fall short when depicting a tsunami’s full size and power.

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Hazards

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Our ocean planet is dynamic and constantly changing, sometimes resulting in dramatic threats to humans.

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Hurricanes

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When wind moves from high pressure to low over a vast reservoir of heat and water, such as an ocean, the forces quickly escalate.

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Lava Flows

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What is Lava? When a volcano erupts, the molten rock (or magma) that comes out of the Earth is called…

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The Recipe for a Harmful Algal Bloom

The Recipe for a Harmful Algal Bloom

Harmful algal blooms can produce toxins that accumulate in shellfish and cause health problems and economic losses. They have increased in strength and frequency worldwide. Can we get advance warnings of when and where they will occur?

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