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Eyes Over Puget Sound: Surface Conditions Report – March 16, 2016

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16-03-071March 2016
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Author(s) Krembs, C.
Description In response to warm and wet conditions, rivers have been running high. Salinity in Puget Sound is notably lower. Below a cooler surface, water temperatures remain high, especially in Hood Canal. We still see numerous jellyfish patches in Puget Sound inlets. Phytoplankton blooms are going strong in Hood Canal and Henderson Inlet, and picking up elsewhere. Many places showed long stretches of suspended sediments nearshore, a sign of potential shore erosion. Check out the critters inhabiting the sediments of Puget Sound.
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Keywords marine waters, Hood Canal, Puget Sound, dissolved oxygen
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