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Harmful Algal Bloom Q&A and Updates

August 5, 2014

This page will be updated frequently as new information becomes available. Last update: August 18, 8:28 a.m. ET

Q&A and Updates »

Event Summary: NOAA and Partners Issue Third Seasonal Harmful Algal Bloom Forecast

July 25, 2014

The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) once again issued a seasonal harmful algal bloom (HAB) forecast for western Lake Erie at an all-day press event at Ohio State University’s Stone Laboratory.

HABs Forecast Summary »

2014 Life on Lake Erie Photo Contest

July 23, 2014

The Ohio Lake Erie Commission is looking for amateur photographs that showcase the beauty of Lake Erie.

Life on Lake Erie »

NOAA, partners predict significant harmful algal bloom in western Lake Erie this summer

July 10, 2014

NOAA and its research partners predict that western Lake Erie will have a significant bloom of cyanobacteria, a toxic blue-green algae, during the 2014 bloom season in late summer. However, the predicted bloom is expected to be smaller than last year’s intense bloom, and considerably less than the record-setting 2011 bloom.

NOAA, partners predict significant HABs this summer »


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