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New View of Undersea Giant Kelp Forest "Canopy"--From Satellites Above

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Photo taken underwater of the giant kelp canopy in the Santa Barbara Channel.

Underwater view of the giant kelp canopy in the Santa Barbara Channel.

Credit: Stuart Halewood


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Photo of a scuba diver measuring giant kelp biomass in underwater research plots.

Scuba diver measures giant kelp biomass in permanent long-term underwater research plots.

Credit: SBC LTER Site


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Photo of kelp plants growing toward the sea surface on strong, flexible stipes.

An underwater canopy: kelp plants grow toward the sea surface on strong, flexible stipes.

Credit: SBC LTER Site


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Aerial view of the canopy of giant kelp floating offshore near the city of Santa Barbara, Calif.

Aerial view of the canopy of giant kelp floating offshore near the city of Santa Barbara, Calif.

Credit: Jeff Jones


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Landsat image of transects at the Arroyo Quemado and Mohawk kelp forests.

Landsat image of transects at the Arroyo Quemado and Mohawk kelp forests.

Credit: NASA; SBC LTER Site


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Landsat 5 image measured from 1982-2010 showing the kelp canopy biomass off Santa Barbara.

Giant kelp canopy biomass off Santa Barbara measured by Landsat 5 satellite from 1984-2010.

Credit: NASA; SBC LTER Site


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