• Water Off Torrey Pines Beach Turns Pink in Scripps Oceanography Experiment

    4 days ago - By Bésame

    Pink dye is released Friday in Los Peñasquitos Lagoon. Photo by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego
    Coastal waters off Torrey Pines Beach are turning pink in a series of experiments to see how how fresh water plumes effect the ocean.
    The first of three releases of environmentally safe dye in the Los Peñasquitos Lagoon took place Friday, and two more are planned through early February. All dye releases will occur during ebb tide when the water level is falling.
    The research, led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the University of Washington, seeks to understand how plumes of more buoyant...
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