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NOAA Reporter
07-24-2007, 11:32 PM
Shellfish growers in the Pacific Northwest can now closely monitor the safety of their oysters, mussels, and clams thanks to a new Web based information system that provides near-real time water quality information. This information is available from the System Wide Monitoring Program operating at NOAA's National Estuarine Research Reserves in Alaska, Washington, and Oregon, as well as from four buoys in Hood Canal operated by the University of Washington’s Oceanic Remote Chemical-Optical Analyzer project.

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