Ohio State’s Stone Lab researchers make headway in understanding Microcystis toxin production and predicting toxicity of HAB events in the Lake Erie region.
Researchers at Ohio State University’s Stone Lab gather algae measurements using a cellular data buoy with the goal of one day predicting bloom toxicity.
What we learned about Ohio Sea Grant research during a summer 2016 trip to Ohio State University’s Stone Laboratory, plus a few projects we didn’t cover.
The Lake Erie watersnake was once endangered in Ohio and threatened federally. But thanks to a nearly decade-long effort, the snake is thriving once again.
In a Q&A, Ohio Sea Grant’s Chris Winslow shares updates on some ongoing projects at the fore of improving water quality in and around Lake Erie.
Ohio State and NASA researchers have developed a map of underground drainage systems that connect fresh groundwater and seawater.
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 in part by Ohio State scientists shows that the western Lake Erie phosphorus reduction target can be met with more farmers onboard.
An update on the growing use of clean energy in Ohio, marked by a recent surge in solar and a steady decline in the use of coal burning.
Using tryptophan, DNA polymerase and high-speed lasers, Ohio State researchers study the importance of water to life.
A research buoy operated by Ohio State University’s Stone Lab is deployed in Lake Erie and keeping an eye on water quality around Put-in-Bay, Ohio. Data from the platform are available online in real time. Some of...
The Tara Oceans Expedition provided data allowing Ohio State scientists to discover which bacteria and viruses have significant roles in ocean carbon flux.
Climate change, phosphorus buildup and healthy algae populations are some of the ingredients which could lead to a doubling of harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie in the next century, according to a release from Ohio State...
As temperatures increase and bleaching events are on the rise, researchers are attempting to determine what coral characteristics might help the sensitive animals survive in warmer oceans. According to a release from Ohio State University, a coral’s...
Scientists at Ohio State and U. Hawaii test the hypothesis that corals can adapt to ocean acidification conditions and warmer water temperatures.
Ohio State scientists study how African cichlids respond to environmental changes by sampling streams in Uganda and conducting research in their lab.
Ohio regulators are still in the early stages of understanding how to keep the public safe from algal toxins.
You can find Ohio Sea Grant’s Stone Laboratory research coordinator Justin Chaffin sampling Lake Erie and working with students.
A study of Lake Erie's recent record bloom finds the causes are likely to repeat, but an attainable cut in nutrient loading could help.