COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Record Long Algal Bloom in Disko Bay, Greenland
Description: The duration of algal blooms depends on ice conditions, wind, and how much the sun shines. The spring bloom of plant plankton in Disko Bay has been unusually long this year. While in some years, it may have a short burst of just two weeks, this year Disko Bay was filled with plankton alga for more than six weeks. [Source: ScienceDaily]
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Source: ScienceDaily
Publish Date: 7/19/2011
Reading Level: Basic
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