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OHIO SEA GRANT
NEWSLETTER • SEPTEMBER 2014
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Stone Lab Open House 2014

Stone Lab staff had about 1,700 visitors tour the Aquatic Visitors Center, South Bass Island Lighthouse and Gibraltar Island last weekend during the 17th Annual Friends of Stone Lab Open House.

RESEARCH

New buoy could be part of Toledo’s water solution
Stone Lab researchers recently deployed a new buoy in Lake Erie, which will help them monitor, among other things, the levels of green algae and cyanobacteria in the lake.

EDUCATION

Stone Lab Solar Panels Measure Energy in Real-Time
Stone Lab's solar energy efforts were recently featured in an article on the website of Ohio State University's Office of Energy and Environment.

OUTREACH

Dogs and Harmful Algal Blooms (PDF Link)
New York Sea Grant offers information on how to protect dogs from the effects of harmful algal blooms. The free brochure can be downloaded from the New York Sea Grant website.

Spring climate plays major role in Lake Erie algae blooms

It’s been about a month since residents of Toledo, Ohio were advised not to drink or shower in their tapwater because of naturally occurring toxins from an overgrowth of algae blooming in the lake.

Sens. Sherrod Brown, Rob Portman seek database to help fight harmful algal blooms

While Lake Erie braces for another late summer coating of green slime from phosphorus-provoked harmful algal blooms, or HABs, Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman introduced legislation Thursday to help determine the causes of the blooms and ways to combat them.

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