'Sea Foam'

Sea Foam

[Public Domain] 1 Jul 2008 Dylan O'Donnell
CATEGORY : Landscape
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Sea Foam is considered to be the byproduct of gelatinous microorganism’s such as Phaeocystis globosa that break down and become the foam we observe in the lapping waves. Pollution is understood to occasionally cause a “bloom” (or mass killing?) of these causing the foam to increase and wash up en masse onto the shore. It is however an area of scientific contention exactly which organism’s are responsible or how the process works.

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