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Harmful Algal Blooms Find New Habitats in Changing Oceans

In April and May 2015, a bloom of toxic algae spanned more than a thousand miles of Pacific coastline, from Santa Barbara, Calif., to British Columbia. Marine organisms were poisoned throughout the food web, disrupting coastal ecosystems and economies for months. Similar events are expected to become more frequent as the oceans and atmosphere adjust to a warming climate. In the February issue of EARTH Magazine, read how scientists are working to better understand the 2015 Pacific bloom, hoping to apply lessons learned in responding to future events.

Latest Geoscience Currents highlights state geological survey publications

Geoscience Currents #115
Yesterday, the AGI Workforce Program published Geoscience Currents #115 - "State Geological Survey Publications: Reaching Beyond State Boundaries." Many publications from state geological surveys are featured in the Critical Issues Research Database, which is maintained by AGI's Critical Issues Program.
 

EarthScope: Proposal Solicitation - Due 11/15/16

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This solicitation calls for single or collaborative proposals to conduct scientific research and/or education and outreach activities within North America that: 1) Make use of capabilities provided through, and/or data and/or models derived from, GAGE, SAGE, and/or SAFOD and 2) Further the scientific and educational goals of EarthScope, as described in the 2010 EarthScope Science Plan and/or EarthScope Education and Outreach Implementation Plan.

AGU: Celebrating 100 Years of the National Park Service by Exploring Geoscience Research Conducted There

A glacier meets the ocean at Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.
Today the American Geophysical Union publication EOS shared a story that looks at geoscience research happening in U.S. National Parks as a way to highlight geoscience during the NPS Centennial Celebration.

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