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.
Florida International University is deploying a data buoy to monitor for red tide, and educating citizen scientists on sea level rise.
Using automated data loggers, fluorometry probes and other equipment, Ohio EPA scientists work to define harmful stream nutrient levels.
With more support for dual nutrient management strategies, Wright State researchers show us how they’re studying nitrogen’s role in runoff and algal blooms.
Scientists with Australia’s Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organization launched new floating sensors in July that join the Argo network collecting data on the Indian Ocean, according to The Guardian. The new sensors can dive down to...
Researchers at Marshall University use satellite imagery and grab samples to develop a model of the Ohio River’s chlorophyll levels.
A new research center on the Hudson River's Pier 26 in Manhattan will provide valuable data while educating the public on the significance of the estuary.
Federal, private sector and international partners are studying the Beaufort Sea to uncover the Arctic ecosystem's potential for responsible human use.
The Beacon Institute’s new low-cost REON II water quality sensor package could boost monitoring in the Hudson and St. Lawrence watersheds and beyond.
A data buoy launched in New Zealand’s Lake Rerewhakaaitu will provide scientists with insights into the polymictic lake’s oxygen dynamics and production.
An ongoing monitoring program on Maryland's Mill Creek helped show a 300,000-gallon sewage spill into the headwaters had a surprisingly small impact.
Some of the same engineers behind IBM's Jeopardy-winning Watson are turning to water monitoring tech to make Lake George the world's 'smartest lake.'
Famous for its clarity, Jordan Pond in Acadia National Park is getting a little cloudier. A data buoy is helping scientists and managers find out why.
An anonymously funded data buoy on Maine's Highland Lake will help answer questions about stratification, deep oxygen and phosphorus recycling.
A new fleet of drifting ocean profilers will monitor the Southern Ocean, which absorbs much of the Earth’s excess heat and human carbon emissions.
University of Delaware researchers are amassing a visual library of zooplankton in the Delaware Bay Estuary and collecting water quality data along the way.
After a decade of planning, the Ocean Observatories Initiative’s first deployment of cabled ocean profilers begins this July in the northeast Pacific.