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Lake Erie Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) 

NOAA provides forecasts of blue-green algae, or cyanobacteria blooms in Lake Erie in the form of bi-weekly bulletins. Not all algae are harmful, however some cyanobacteria blooms can grow rapidly and produce toxins that cause harm to animal life and humans so they are called harmful algal blooms (HABs). Lakeshore communities can use NOAA's forecasts as a decision making tool. NOAA bulletins provide analysis of the location of HABs, as well as 3-day forecasts of transport, mixing, scum formation, and bloom decline. To receive the bulletin via email, please sign up by clicking here
 
NOAA HAB Forecast Bulletin

 

For more info and links about harmful algal blooms please visit  CO-OPS.

 
 
 

 

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