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Eyes Over Puget Sound: 2019 in Review
Eyes Over Puget Sound: 2019 in Review (Number of pages: 41) (Publication Size: 7978KB)
|Description||The year 2019 started with snow, and a summer drought kept river flows low. As a result, salinities in Puget Sound were elevated year round.
Warmer surface water temperatures in spring gradually extended to greater depth by late summer. The spring algae bloom was strong, and South Sound provided optimal conditions for anchovies that showed up in high numbers. A coccolithophore bloom stained Hood Canal turquoise, and Port Angeles and Discovery Bay were colored red-brown by strong algae blooms.
Noctiluca and microalgae, both known as eutrophication indicators in coastal regions, were abundant in Central Sound and extended into South Sound and Whidbey Basin. Large numbers of jellyfish occurred in Quartermaster Harbor, Sinclair Inlet, and parts of Orcas Island.
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|Keywords||marine sediment monitoring, Marine Flights, marine water quality, marine waters, Eyes Over Puget Sound, marine sediment, marine|
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