NOAA Researchers Take Water Samples at Annual ‘King Tide’

On October 9th, researchers from AOML’s Environmental Microbiology Lab monitored and collected water samples¬†in Maurice Gibb Memorial Park during the King Tide, the highest astronomical tide of the year.

Photo credit: NOAA

  • Dr. Chris Sinigalliano takes water quality measurements with a YSI sensor. Image credit: NOAA
  • Floodwater is pumped back into Biscayne Bay during the peak of high tide. Image credit: NOAA
  • Miami Beach pumps flood water from the King Tide back into Biscayne Bay. Image credit: NOAA
  • Scientists collect water samples at Maurice Gibb Memorial Park during the annual King Tide. Image credit: NOAA
  • Dr. Chris Sinigalliano cleans out a sampling bottle before taking the final sample. Image credit: NOAA

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  1. The image on the left was taken at 8:30am and the image on the right was taken at 10:30am, when the tide was at it’s peak. Image credit: NOAA
  2. Dr. Chris Sinigalliano takes water quality measurements with a YSI sensor. Image credit: NOAA
  3. Floodwater is pumped back into Biscayne Bay during the peak of high tide. Image credit: NOAA
  4. Miami Beach pumps flood water from the King Tide back into Biscayne Bay. Image credit: NOAA
  5. Scientists collect water samples at Maurice Gibb Memorial Park during the annual King Tide. Image credit: NOAA
  6. Dr. Chris Sinigalliano cleans out a sampling bottle before taking the final sample. Image credit: NOAA