Expanding the Respiratory Forecast for the Gulf Coast

Snapshot of the GCOOS Red Tide Respiratory Forecast portal dashboard

The GCOOS Red Tide Respiratory Forecast provides information on when the red tide caused by Karenia brevis could be impacting area beaches so that people who are susceptible to its impacts will know the risks.

There’s some good news in the works for Florida and Texas residents, visitors and businesses susceptible to near-annual blooms of red tide in the Gulf of Mexico: The Red Tide Respiratory Forecast is being expanded to more Gulf Coast beaches thanks to new harmful algal bloom grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) and the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS).

Read the full story on the GCOOS site!


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