Tuesday, May 16, 2017

How satellite data led to a breakthrough for Lake Erie toxic algal blooms

05/16/2017 03:08 PM EDT

a 2009 bloom on the southeast shore of Pelee Island, Ontario

With the growing frequency and magnitude of toxic freshwater algal blooms becoming an increasingly worrisome public health concern, Carnegie Institution for Science scientists Jeff Ho and Anna Michalak, along with colleagues, have made new advances in understanding the drivers behind Lake Erie blooms and their implications for lake restoration. The work is published in two related studies.

Full story at https://carnegiescience.edu/news/how-satellite-data-led-breakthrough-lake-erie-toxic-algal-blooms

Carnegie Institution for Science

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