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.
Scientists at State University of New York monitor Sodus Bay water quality off Lake Ontario to better predict algal blooms.
Releases from Lake Okeechobee have contributed to a large mass of algae along the state’s coastline that has impacted tourism and harmed aquatic life.
An effort led by a consortium of Lake Erie researchers answers long-standing questions to the issue of phosphorus in Lake Erie sediments and its effect on algal blooms.
In a pioneering study, researchers have looked at the large-scale effects of red snow algae on Arctic ice and snow melt. According to a recent release from Helmholtz Centre Potsdam, the red algal blooms that occur seasonally...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is making a push to establish a framework for describing how 10 characteristics of aquatic ecosystems change in response to stressors, called the Biological Condition Gradient. With gradients already in place for...