Data Reported Since: June 2008
Sampling Frequency: Weekly, Mondays
Time of Day: AM to early PM
Sample Types Reported:
particulate domoic acid
dissolved nutrients: nitrate, nitrite, ammonium, phosphate, silicate
phytoplankton cell abundances: Akashiwo sanginea, Alexandrium spp., Dinophysis spp., Lingulodinium polyedra, Prorocentrum spp., Pseudo-nitzschia delicatissima size-class, Pseudo-nitzschia seriata size-class
Principal Investigator: David Caron, University of Southern California
Collaborator: Jayme Smith, SCCWRP
Sampling Contact: Brittany Stewart, University of Southern California
Relevant Newport Pier Publications
Kenkel, C. D., Smith, J., Hubbard, K. A., Chadwick, C., Lorenzen, N., Tatters, A. O., & Caron, D. A. (2022). Reduced representation sequencing accurately quantifies relative abundance and reveals population-level variation in Pseudo-nitzschia spp. Harmful Algae, 118, 102314.
Smith, J., Shultz, D., Howard, M. D., Robertson, G., Phonsiri, V., Renick, V., … & McLaughlin, K. (2021). Persistent domoic acid in marine sediments and benthic infauna along the coast of Southern California. Harmful Algae, 108, 102103.
Smith, J., Lie, A. A., Seubert, E. L., Crowley, N., Robertson, G., & Caron, D. A. (2019). Co-occurring dissolved algal toxins observed at multiple coastal sites in southern California via solid phase adsorption toxin tracking. Toxicon, 171, 62-65.
Smith, J., Connell, P., Evans, R. H., Gellene, A. G., Howard, M. D., Jones, B. H., … & Caron, D. A. (2018). A decade and a half of Pseudo-nitzschia spp. and domoic acid along the coast of southern California. Harmful Algae, 79, 87-104.
Martiny, A. C., Talarmin, A., Mouginot, C., Lee, J. A., Huang, J. S., Gellene, A. G., & Caron, D. A. (2016). Biogeochemical interactions control a temporal succession in the elemental composition of marine communities. Limnology and Oceanography, 61(2), 531-542.
Bialonski, S., Caron, D. A., Schloen, J., Feudel, U., Kantz, H., & Moorthi, S. D. (2016). Phytoplankton dynamics in the Southern California Bight indicate a complex mixture of transport and biology. Journal of Plankton Research, 38(4), 1077-1091.
Seubert, E. L., Gellene, A. G., Howard, M. D., Connell, P., Ragan, M., Jones, B. H., … & Caron, D. A. (2013). Seasonal and annual dynamics of harmful algae and algal toxins revealed through weekly monitoring at two coastal ocean sites off southern California, USA. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 20, 6878-6895.