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Thor’s Well: The Mysterious Hole in the Pacific

7/13/2022 - By Christine Childress. Once considered one of Oregon’s great mysteries, Thor’s Well is a bowl-shaped hole carved into the basalt shoreline of Cape Perpetua. Also known as the Drainpipe of the Pacific, the seemingly bottomless well perpetually fills and drains throughout the day. During high tide, water shoots out the… SEE MORE
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Current Red Tide Status in Florida

7/1/2022 - Current Conditions The red tide organism, Karenia brevis, was observed at background concentrations in one sample from Southwest Florida over the past week. Additional details are provided below. In Southwest Florida over the past week, K. brevis was observed at background concentrations offshore of Hillsborough County. For additional information, view the Southwest… SEE MORE
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Be A Citizen Scientist

6/27/2022 - Volunteer opportunities Observe your world. Help the planet. Be a citizen scientist for NOAA. By NOAA. Help NOAA predict, observe and protect our changing planet by making your own contributions toward a greater understanding of our Earth and its diverse systems. Whether it’s helping count whales in Hawaii or reporting on… SEE MORE