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Eyes Over Puget Sound: Surface Conditions Report – August 24, 2016

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16-03-076August 2016
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Author(s) Krembs, C.
Description In July, conditions were normalizing, yet river flows remained lower, continuing into August. July also saw lower oxygen appearing in southern Puget Sound. By August, jellyfish are occurring in high numbers in Eld and Budd Inlet. South Puget Sound has Noctiluca drifting at the surface in large orange lines in many places and red-brown blooms widespread in finger inlets, as well as in Sinclair Inlet. Central Sound surface-water temperatures are high, still in the 60s, and algae are abundant. See what we are measuring to understand ocean acidification in Puget Sound.
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Keywords marine waters, Hood Canal, Puget Sound, dissolved oxygen
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