Algal Research Report Features Integrated Agency-University Collaboration

Maureen Langlois Inland Water Quality

Scientists in multiple disciplines at The Ohio State University are delivering solutions to potential health problems and industry concerns associated with harmful algal blooms—in Lake Erie and inland lakes, as well as around the world. Ohio State researchers are part of the Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative (HABRI), a statewide response to harmful algal blooms established by the Ohio Department …

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

Maureen Langlois Inland Water Quality

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

Maureen Langlois Events, Inland Water Quality

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): More information: WMAO event posting; Event flier …

Water-Focused Teacher Training Emphasizes Systems Approach

Maureen Langlois General, Wells to Wellness

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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Ohio Sea Grant Issues 1st Year Report On Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative

Maureen Langlois Inland Water Quality

Ohio Sea Grant, on behalf of The Ohio State University, the University of Toledo and the Ohio Department of Higher Education, has released the annual report for the first year of funding for the Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative (HABRI), which seeks solutions for harmful algal blooms in Ohio. Following the Toledo water crisis in August 2014, ODHE offered $2 …

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

ORISadmin Inland Water Quality

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 …