We have successfully identified several toxins and chemical properties of the harmful alga Prymesium parvuum with the ultimate goal of developing detection and monitoring tools. Until very recently the toxins ... Read More
USCG members view coral in NCCOS Labs. Credit NOAA/NCCOS. Earlier this month, NCCOS's Charleston, South Carolina, laboratories hosted the Prevention and Response Departments from the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Sector ... Read More
Dead fish on beach near Sarasota, Florida, killed by brevetoxins from 2018 red tide. Credit: Bob Currier, Texas A&M University. NCCOS is doing several things to help south Florida address ... Read More
Dr. Peter Moeller (right) demonstrates ozone nanobubble technology to Director of NCCOS Dr. Steve Thur (left) at Hollings Marine Laboratory in Charleston, South Carolina. Credit: NOAA. NCCOS is working with ... Read More
The National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) promotes the educational and professional advancement of students and early-career scientists/scholars (e.g., postdoctoral) in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through mentoring ... Read More
Researchers finally identified the main toxic compounds produced byPrymnesium parvum, also known as "golden tide." A fish-killing algae, this organism had historically affected aquaculture and marine systems worldwide, but now ... Read More
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