After decades of abuse, new research and a floating wetland point toward a healthier future for the Charles River.
Algal blooms showed up unexpectedly in Lake Superior. Researchers pieced together their cause and are on the lookout for future blooms.
Two data buoys recently deployed in the shoals of San Francisco Bay could be filling the important data gap on the local impacts of nutrient loading.
The Montana Department of Environmental Quality is studying why a native species of algae is covering one of the state’s most popular rivers.
Shackelton Point data includes records on various lake aspects that go back 50 years or more, making lake trends emerge more clearly to researchers.
Recent research indicates that blue lakes are no longer the most common in America, as lakes turn murkier for a variety of reasons.
Recent research proves that when it comes to removing microcystins from drinking water, all water-filter pitchers aren’t equally effective.
Maryville, Missouri officials along with state officials have successfully dealt with an algal bloom affecting drinking water caused by a very warm winter.
Enhanced water quality monitoring in Utah Lake shows three types of cyanobacteria algae blooms inhabiting the lake simultaneously.
Scientists from Bowling Green State University use data buoys to study the Sandusky Bay to learn more about Lake Erie Planktothrix blooms and water quality.
Some shellfish in San Francisco Bay contain levels of microcystin beyond those noted as safe for consumption, say University of California researchers.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has completed the first long-term deployment of ESPniagara, a robot measuring microcystin in real time.
Researchers with the Virginia Institute of Marine Science advance understanding of York River algae by imaging with hyperspectral sensors.
An agricultural economist lays out different options for fixing Lake Erie’s algal blooms, like a phosphorus tax or subsidy, along with associated costs.
Investigators from Ohio State University’s Aquatic Ecology Laboratory evaluate effects of cyanobacteria blooms on the Lake Erie food web.
A modeling effort led partly by the Nature Conservancy assesses what needs to be done to achieve a 40 percent reduction in Lake Erie phosphorus.
Princeton University modelers find that rainfall, not temperature, is the biggest factor driving nitrogen variability in the Susquehanna River.
Aboard a Beaver Island ferry, Central Michigan University scientists have installed a sampler and multiparameter sonde to study water quality.
Data buoys and temperature strings help U. Saskatchewan and Nipissing University scientists study mixing’s role in Lake Nipissing algae blooms.
A Utah Lake algae bloom has covered more than 90 percent of the state’s largest freshwater lake. Environmental officials urge caution.