Temperature control and encystment of the toxin- producing dinoflagellate, Alexandrium catenella, in Puget Sound, Washington
Alexandrium catenella is a dinoglagellate which produces a neurotoxin, and is prevalent in Puget Sound. A. catenella represents a serious risk to consumers and farmers of shellfish. This study examines the environmental (temperature) conditions under which A. catenella encysts with a goal of being able to predict the occurence of a harmful algal bloom.
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Whiteaker, William L. N. (2008-07-01)The Puget Sound region with its high, steep bluffs is subject to landslides. An area of Puget Sound off Camano Island, near Onamac Point, was studied to determine if sediments there were a result of a landslide. The volume ...
A cross channel survey of southern Rosario Strait, Puget Sound, Washington during flood tide using ADCP/CTD methods Harrison, Chester (2007-05)This study measured the velocity of the tidal currents in Rosario Strait in Puget Sound. Because oil tankers pass through the Strait regularly, the long-range goal of understanding the currents is to predict the direction ...
University of Washington Expertise and Resources for the Puget Sound Watershed: Inventory of Activities: July 1, 2001 to June 30, 2005 University of Washington Earth Initiative; University of Washington Water Center; College of Ocean and Fishery Sciences (University of Washington, 2005-11-28)The University of Washington is working to provide knowledge and resources for long-term environmental solutions within Puget Sound and beyond. Ensuring that this information is synthesized and communicated effectively is ...