Researchers continue to perfect approaches to forecasting, assessing the impact, and preventing Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB).
Although buoys collect and relay data largely on their own, they require a team to deploy. Covid slowed them down.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has completed the first long-term deployment of ESPniagara, a robot measuring microcystin in real time.
As of mid January, the percentage of ice cover on the Great Lakes had just crept over 10 percent, according to mlive. And scientists predict that there is little chance it will climb much higher over the...