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Oct

Featured Image: Blooming Baltic Sea

During summer months, algae blooms covering large areas of the Baltic Sea are a common phenomenon. High nutrition inflow from the adjacent land, a low exchange of fresh water with the open Atlantic Ocean and plenty of sunlight all together create perfect conditions for algal growth. 2015 was not an exception as a large bloom …

2
Sep

Daily satellite tracking of harmful algae blooms for the Great Lakes now online!

EOMAP launches free, daily monitoring program for harmful algae blooms Broomfield, Colorado Harmful algae blooms threaten drinking water, aquaculture industries and the public welfare. A significant bloom was recently forecasted for Lake Erie: NOAA predicts that this year’s blooms will be “among the most severe in recent years” and will peak in September. The bloom …