Salish Sea snapshots: Detecting harmful algal blooms

Monitoring devices deployed by NOAA for detecting harmful algal blooms. Photo by Rachael Mueller.

Monitoring devices deployed by NOAA for detecting harmful algal blooms. Photo by Rachael Mueller.

New technology may provide early detection of harmful algal blooms in Puget Sound. This toxic algae is expected to increase as the climate changes, bringing with it new and potentially more severe outbreaks of shellfish poisonings.

Read the article by Rachael Mueller in Salish Sea Currents.

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