News tagged with blooms

Drought led to massive 'dead zone' in Lake Erie

Lake Erie just can't catch a break. The lake has experienced harmful algal blooms and severe oxygen-depleted "dead zones" for years, but now a team of researchers led by Carnegie's Anna Michalak and Yuntao ...

Jan 06, 2015
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The ocean's living carbon pumps

When we talk about global carbon fixation โ€“ "pumping" carbon out of the atmosphere and fixing it into organic molecules by photosynthesis โ€“ proper measurement is key to understanding this process. By ...

Oct 21, 2014
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