Newport Pier

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
water temperature
chlorophyll a
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

Sampling data from ERDDAP

SCCOOS Shore Station

Water Collection Protocol

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. Toxicon171, 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 Algae79, 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 Oceanography61(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 Research38(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, USAEnvironmental Science and Pollution Research20, 6878-6895.