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NOAA and Partners Issue 2016 Seasonal Harmful Algal Bloom Forecast from Ohio State’s Stone Lab

NOAA and Partners Issue 2016 Seasonal Harmful Algal Bloom Forecast from Ohio State’s Stone Lab

The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration's National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) issued its fifth seasonal harmful algal bloom (HAB) forecast for western Lake Erie, which predicts a moderate bloom for this summer.

Habs

Ohio Sea Grant Releases Summary of First Year of ODHE Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative

Ohio Sea Grant Releases Summary of First Year of Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative (HABRI)

Habs

Some Scholarships Still Available for 2016 Stone Laboratory Classes and Professional Development

Scholarships can help fund your hands-on learning experience at Stone Lab.

2016 Buckeye Island Hop

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This annual event gives alumni and friends of Ohio State a chance to take part in an outdoor volunteer project, and meet new people.

Tracking Harmful Algal Blooms from Source to Impact

This series will cover the Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative (HABRI), a collaboration between Ohio universities funded by the Ohio Department of Higher Education.

Research

Stone Lab Students Participate in ODNR Fisheries Research

Stone Lab Students Participate in ODNR Fisheries Research

Stone Lab students gain research experience and contribute to Lake Erie fisheries knowledge.

Research

2016 Guest Lecture Series at Ohio State’s Stone Lab Features State, Federal Agencies, Researchers

Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Lab are hosting the 2016 Stone Lab Guest Lecture Series through August 4, 2016.

Outreach

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Live Water Quality Data

Lake Erie Water Quality Powered by: WQData Live

Air Temp 24 ° C
Wind Direction 50 NE
Water Temp 77.81 ° F
Water pH 0 pH
Chlorophyll RFU 0.4 RFU
Cyanobacteria CLEAN-1.3 ug/L
Dissolved O2 Saturation 105.5 %
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Solar Panel Data Sustainability Initiative

80 ° Conditions: Clear
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113888This Month
33472212 Months
413574Lifetime
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80%

A large majority of Ohio birders are college graduates.

92%

An outreach campaign on preventing the spread of invasive species has led to a large positive change in angler behavior.

25%

25% of students and teachers taking Stone Lab classes receive scholarships.

50%

Lake Erie produces 50% of Great Lakes fish, more than the other 4 Great Lakes combined.

Issues Facing Our Lakes

Harmful Algal Blooms

HABs have been a focus of Ohio Sea Grant’s work since 1971. Today, Sea Grant’s work on reducing and preventing HABs ranges from the local to the international level

FAQs

Not sure where to start? Our HABs FAQs give you a quick overview of the issue and possible solutions.

Algae Through the Ages

Ohio Sea Grant has been working to address Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie for over 30 years.

Lake Erie Issues: HABs

We have collected information on Harmful Algal Blooms on a special overview page.