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What Are Harmful Algal Blooms? (Hardcopy)

If you live in Ohio, chances are you’ve heard of harmful algal bloom before, but what do you actually know about them. This fact sheet will give you a rundown of what HABs are, how they form, and why they’re a problem

Published: Dec 31, 2018
Last Modified: Apr 2, 2019
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Contributors

 Christina  Dierkes

Christina Dierkes

Outreach Specialist, Ohio Sea Grant College Program

 Justin David Chaffin

Justin David Chaffin , PhD

Senior Researcher, Research Coordinator, Stone Laboratory

 Thomas B. Bridgeman

Thomas B. Bridgeman , PhD

Professor & Director, UT Lake Erie Center

Description

If you live in Ohio, chances are you’ve heard of harmful algal bloom before, but what do you actually know about them. This fact sheet will give you a rundown of what HABs are, how they form, and why they’re a problem.