Lake Erie algae severity projections bumped up by NOAA

Green algae scum is visible along Magee Marsh Wildlife Area’s shoreline, as scientists have bumped up their Lake Erie Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) severity seasonal projections this week. NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science and its research partners originally predicted a severity of 3.5 on a scale of 10 in late June. Wednesday, NOAA revised its projection and now expects a bloom with a severity of 4.5 with a range up to 5.5 due to model uncertainty. Read the full story by Fremont News Messenger.

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Great Lakes Commission

Great Lakes Commission

https://www.glc.org/dailynews/20220805-lakeeriealgaebloom

Hannah Reynolds

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