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Recent observations

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powerofone

Date

April 24, 2015

Description

Greenish algae growing in spring artesian well water.

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No photos or sounds

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witherst

Date

April 11, 2015

Description

Disgusting and sad bloom of Didymo seen in the stream draining pup springs, and ont he edge of the springs itself

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sarka

Date

April 10, 2015

Description

Probably achnanthes longipes.

Salinity 31, water temp 10.6c, incoming tide

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Square

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damontighe

Date

February 10, 2015

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Square

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damontighe

Date

February 9, 2015

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sarka

Date

February 9, 2015

Description

Marine water 54.4, outgoing tide, air temp 53, cloudy skies, salinity 31.

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Square

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ychien1988

Date

the past

Place

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ychien1988

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the past

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ychien1988

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the past

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ohnoitscindy

Date

January 28, 2015

Description

Above center

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ychien1988

Date

the past

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Square

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ohnoitscindy

Date

January 28, 2015

Description

Center

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Description from Wikipedia

Diatoms are a major group of algae, and are among the most common types of phytoplankton. Most diatoms are unicellular, although they can exist as colonies in the shape of filaments or ribbons (e.g. Fragilaria), fans (e.g. Meridion), zigzags (e.g. Tabellaria), or stars (e.g. Asterionella). Diatoms are producers within the food chain. A unique feature of diatom cells is that they are enclosed within a cell wall made of silica (hydrated silicon dioxide) called a frustule....

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