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Title: When is Dinner Being Served? Predicting the Spring Phytoplankton Bloom in the Gulf of Maine
Alternate Title: When is Dinner Being Served?
Url: http://serc.carleton.edu/eet/phytoplankton/index.html
Creator: Blaha, Denise
Holt Cline, Amy
Publisher: University of New Hampshire. Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans and Space
Description: This is a student activity regarding phytoplankton blooms and their effects on the ecosystem. Students will obtain and analyze data on the variables that influence the spring phytoplankton bloom from buoy monitoring stations in the Gulf of Maine. Activity includes background information, step by step instructions, additional resources, and activity extensions.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Environmental sciences
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Environmental sciences -- Environmental conditions. Environmental quality. Environmental indicators. Environmental degradation
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Environmental sciences -- Environmental education. Study and teaching. Research
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Chemical oceanography
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Chemical oceanography -- Salinity
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Philosophy. Relation to other topics. Methodology -- Special methods, A-Z -- Remote sensing
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Hydrology. Water -- Ground and surface waters -- Groundwater. Hydrogeology -- Methodology -- Special methods, A-Z -- Remote sensing
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Hydrology. Water -- Ground and surface waters -- Hydrometeorology -- Methodology -- Special methods, A-Z -- Remote sensing
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Hydrology. Water -- Hydrological forecasting
Science -- Botany -- Plant ecology -- Physiographic regions (General) -- Water -- Phytoplankton
Science -- Botany -- Plant physiology -- Botanical chemistry. Phytochemicals -- Nutrition. Plant food. Assimilation of nitrogen, etc. -- Metabolism -- Photosynthesis. Assimilation and utilization of carbon dioxide
Science -- Botany -- Plant physiology -- Botanical chemistry. Phytochemicals -- Nutrition. Plant food. Assimilation of nitrogen, etc. -- Special plant constituents, A-Z -- Chlorophyll
Science -- Botany -- Plant physiology -- Botanical chemistry. Phytochemicals -- Nutrition. Plant food. Assimilation of nitrogen, etc. -- Special plant constituents, A-Z -- Oxygen
Science -- Geology -- Geographical divisions -- Atlantic Ocean -- Local major divisions, A-Z -- Maine, Gulf of
Science -- Natural history. Biology
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Special aspects of the subject as a whole, A-Z -- Ecosystem health
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Special aspects of the subject as a whole, A-Z -- Monitoring
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Geographical distribution. Biogeography. Phylogeography -- Physiographic divisions -- Water. Aquatic biology -- Freshwater biology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Plankton
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Geographical distribution. Biogeography. Phylogeography -- Physiographic divisions -- Water. Aquatic biology -- Marine biology -- Research methods and apparatus -- Special, A-Z -- Plankton sampling
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Geographical distribution. Biogeography. Phylogeography -- Physiographic divisions -- Water. Aquatic biology -- Marine biology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Plankton
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Geographical distribution. Biogeography. Phylogeography -- Physiographic divisions -- Water. Aquatic biology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Plankton (General)
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Nature conservation. Landscape protection. Biological diversity conservation. Endangered species and ecosystems (General). Habitat conservation. Ecosystem management. Conservation biology
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Nature conservation. Landscape protection. Biological diversity conservation. Endangered species and ecosystems (General). Habitat conservation. Ecosystem management. Conservation biology -- By region or country
GEM Subject: Science -- Chemistry
Science -- Biology
Science -- Oceanography
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Botany
Key Concept: Ecology
Ecology -- Conservation
Ecology -- Ecosystems
Ecology -- Habitats
Ecology -- Pollution
Oceanography
Oceanography -- Ecosystem dynamics
Oceanography -- Erosion
Oceanography -- Salinity
Oceanography -- Seawater
Geography -- Remote sensing
Oceanography -- Phytoplankton
Oceanography -- Satellite data collection
Ecology -- Carbon cycle
Ecology -- Carbon dioxide
Ecology -- Chlorophyll
Ecology -- Climate change
Ecology -- Nitrogen cycle
Ecology -- Photosynthesis
Ecology -- Phytoplankton
Ecology -- Plankton
Ecology -- Salinity
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2007-11-28
Resource Type: Cases
Charts and Diagrams
Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Elementary School Teachers
General Public
Higher Education
Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Astronomy
Biological oceanography
Chemical oceanography
Chemistry
chlorophyll
dissolved oxygen
earth science
Ecology
Environmental science
Forecasting
Lesson plans
marine food chain
ocean observing system
Oceanography
Physical oceanography
Physical sciences
Plankton
red tide
remote sensing
satellite imagery
science
Space sciences
Technology
Date Of Record Release: 2010-07-23 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-09-18 09:54:13 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
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Resource URL Clicks: 48
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