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View Resource Incredible Glowing Algae

As NASA's Earth Observatory Web site describes: "Each year, the North Atlantic Ocean announces springtime by producing 'blooms' large enough to be seen from space." While scientists have had satellite images of these phytoplankton blooms for years, researchers can now detect biofluorescence from these microscopic organisms, with important implications for monitoring the environment. The Web site...

https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/glowingalgae
View Resource Phycological Society of America

Represented by 2,000 members world-wide, the Phycological Society of America (PSA) is a scientific organization dedicated to algae research and education. The PSA website contains information about Society meetings, membership, related conferences, and the _Journal of Phycology_. The site also posts information about graduate research opportunities and assistantships as well as a limited number of...

http://www.psaalgae.org
View Resource University of Texas-Austin: The Culture Collection of Algae

Housed at the University of Texas-Austin, The Culture Collection of Algae "includes over 2,300 different strains of living algae, representing most major algal taxa. The primary function of UTEX is to provide algal cultures at modest cost to a user community." The cultures are generally utilized for teaching, research, and biotechnology development. Site visitors will find an online catalogue of...

http://www.bio.utexas.edu/research/utex/