Phosphorus ‘Signatures’ Help Managers Understand, Mitigate Harmful Algal Blooms

Researchers at The Ohio State University are investigating new techniques to detect organic phosphorus compounds in water samples from the Lake Erie watershed. Their goal is to develop unique phosphorus signatures that can provide a clue to the origin of phosphorus found fueling harmful algal blooms (HABs). Dr. Paula Mouser, assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic …

EVENT: Harmful Algal Bloom Research at Stone Lab

Justin Chaffin, Research Coordinator and Senior Researcher at Ohio State’s Stone Laboratory, will discuss several ongoing research projects at October’s Water Management Association of Ohio luncheon. Date: Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 11:30 to 1 Location: Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park, Heffner Building, Columbus, OH Registration (pref. by Oct. 7): https://co.clickandpledge.com/advanced/default.aspx?wid=69960 More information: WMAO event posting; Event flier …

Water-Focused Teacher Training Emphasizes Systems Approach

Why are GWI and others concerned with providing sustainable systems solutions for communities facing water resource challenges? “It is because all your health come from clean water” said Gardner Watkins, a high school teacher in Environmental and Applied Environmental Science at Dublin High School. Watkins was speaking during  the 2016 Global Teacher Water Security Seminar that was organized by Ohio …

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Second round of state funding supports targeted research for harmful algal blooms

Funding will support 13 collaborative research projects Statewide The Ohio Department of Higher Education¹s (ODHE) Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative (HABRI), jointly managed by The Ohio State University and the University of Toledo, today announced $1.9 million in funding awards for eight Ohio universities. This funding will support 13 collaborative research projects directed at providing the state of Ohio with …