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Citizen volunteers and college students are evaluating an NCCOS-funded portable sensor that easily and accurately calculates the number of Karenia brevis cells in a water sample, the algae that causes red tides in Florida. This month, St. Petersburg College biotechnology students learned how to use the sensor in a training class at the University of South Florida (USF) Knight Oceanographic Center in St. Petersburg, Florida.

 

Read More here: https://coastalscience.noaa.gov/news/habs/volunteers-train-monitor-florida-red-tide-real-time/