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Coastal Impacts Newsletter

  Coastal Impacts Woods Hole Sea Grant Newsletter APRIL 2021 CONTENTS Letter from the Director Partnership Invests $1M+ into Research on the Co-existence of Ocean Energy with Fishing and Coastal Communities Popular NOAA Live! Series Continues through June 9 Summer Program Trains the Next Generation of Women Scientists Getting Local Seafood to Those in Need…

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Nantucket Coastal Conference Agenda Available

The preliminary agenda for the June 26, 2019 Nantucket Coastal Conference is now online. Join experts, regulators, consultants, researchers, and partners from across the region to discuss a range of critical issues such as coastal resilience, sea level rise, ocean acidification, water quality, storm flooding and erosion. » Agenda and Registration

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Theme Booklet: Environmental Technologies

Theme Booklet: Environmental Technologies WHOI Sea Grant 4 pp., 2000 WHOI-G-00-006 Also available online: click here Learn more of WHOI Sea Grant’s investment in environmental technologies which has resulted in the development of new tools for analyzing and interpreting the effects of toxic chemicals on the reproduction, development, and disease defenses in marine animals and…

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Study Measures Nitrogen Removal by Shellfish

February 6, 2017 — Towns along Cape Cod and the Islands are looking to shellfish not only as tasty culinary treats, but also for help cleaning up waters degraded by excess nitrogen in the region. While nitrogen is essential for all plants and animals, too much nitrogen in ponds and waterways—often caused by fertilizer runoff…

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NOAALive4Kids coral polyp art

NOAA Live! coral polyp art During the #NOAALive4Kids webinar “Born is the Coral Polyp, A Creation Story from Hawaiʻi”, educator and archaeologist Malia Evans showed you how to design and make coral polyp art.  Here are some photos that were shared with us.  To view the webinar that was recorded on January 5, 2022, click…

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1998-2000 Projects

Dynamics of the Toxic Dinoflagellate, Alexandrium, in the Gulf of Maine: Source Populations and Downstream Impacts Donald M. Anderson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and Jefferson T. Turner, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth Toxic algal blooms or “red tides” can cause serious health and economic problems, including Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP), which occurs when shellfish, zooplankton,…

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Surf Clams

Surf Clams In the marketplace, one-year-old surf clams are known as “New England Butter Clams” – a relatively new product on the market. Farming New England Butter Clams means they can be harvested at a size in which they are tender, buttery and sweet – as well as easy and versatile to prepare. This results…

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