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In the Oceans

In the Oceans

This video lecture uses satellite-mounted instruments, ship surveys and computer modeling studies of the workings of the marine environment to explore oceanography and current fish supplies worldwide. There is discussion of the need for global farming strategies necessary to ensure that the oceans can continue to provide food. The lecture uses successive satellite images of algal blooms in oceans to explain the changes in phytoplankton that fish depend on for food. The mathematics used to make predictions from the images is discussed. The video is 59 minutes in length.


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