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Collecting sediments samples in Alaska

Published on: 04/05/2024
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two men in hard hats collect sediment samples from a corer on the deck of a ship, ocean and mountains are visible in the backgroundOur scientists are returning from a 12 day research cruise aboard the NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson in Kodiak, AK. While at sea, the team used a craib corer to collect sediment samples that will be used to determine algal cyst distribution, and inform research on harmful algal bloom dynamics in the region. Read more about the project here: https://coastalscience.noaa.gov/project/hab-monitoring-and-toxin-testing-supports-kodiak-archipelago-community-subsistence-harvests-and-advances-forecast-development/

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