Algae BloomsCharles Stewart Mott Foundation PartnershipCollaborationCommercial FishingLatest NewsNewsResearch, Data and TechnologyScience, Technology, ResearchWater Quality and Restoration Efforts-
The study did not investigate freshwater harmful algal blooms, which are also assumed to be increasing globally because of more nutrients in lakes and rivers and warmer water temperatures.
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A basin-wide precipitation monitoring program is finding PFAS showing up all around the Great Lakes, from Chicago to Sleeping Bear Dunes.
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From coast to coast in the U.S., to American Samoa, and back to Lake Huron, the autonomous surface vessel is in Rogers City this month for lake floor mapping.
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A trio of researchers who have been studying the Alpena-Amberley Ridge in Lake Huron are joined this month by a group of undergraduate students from the University of Texas at Arlington.
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In this month’s column, John Hartig talks about a study he authored on the effectiveness of a more holistic approach to Great Lakes restoration projects.
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The study’s authors said declining oxygen could lead to increased fish kills, algal blooms and methane emissions.
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A type of algae that a recent study found collects microfibers brings up questions about microplastic pollution impacts and how it could affect human health.
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Watershed cleanups are popular ways of dealing with local plastic pollution, but once large plastic trash disintegrates into microplastics, they’re nearly impossible to pick up.
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Microplastics act like a chemical sponge, soaking up contaminants such as persistent organic pollutants and heavy metals. Those chemicals, in turn, appear to be causing deformities in larval fish.
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Researchers are trying to figure out if climate change will increase the number of meteotsunamis in the summer.