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Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science Conference

September 7, 2022 – This conference will highlight current scientific knowledge related to algal blooms

The Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science Hybrid Conference will highlight current scientific knowledge related to algal blooms. Research and outreach leaders will present findings from recent studies and identify important areas of uncertainty.

Expected audiences include academic researchers, state and federal agencies and the agricultural community interested in the latest algal bloom science and technology, with an expected audience largely from Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. Members of the academic research community, state and federal agencies and the agricultural community are especially encouraged to attend.

Research and outreach leaders will present findings from recent studies and identify important areas of uncertainty. Specific topics will include:

  • Nutrients and processes behind algal blooms
  • New tools to track and predict algal blooms
  • Latest progress from Ohio agencies managing water quality and algal blooms
  • Impacts of manure and stream processes on nutrient loads

Registration coming June 2022.


Confirmed Speakers

Chad Penn, National Soil Erosion Research, United States Department of Agriculture

Jordan Hoewische, Water Quality and Research, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation

Gary Schnitkey, Agricultural & Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Angelica Vazquez-Ortega, College of Arts and Sciences, Bowling Green State University

David Kennedy, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, The University of Toledo

Steven Haller, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, The University of Toledo

John Lenhart, Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering, The Ohio State University

Amy Klei, Division of Drinking and Ground Waters, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

Mandy Michalsen, Engineer Research and Development Center, United States Army Corps of Engineers

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