Severe algal bloom predicted for Lake Erie

Severe algal bloom predicted for Lake Erie

Heavy June rains causing increased nutrient runoff into Lake Erie basin.

THE National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and its research partners, using an ensemble modeling approach, recently predicted that the 2015 harmful algal bloom (HAB) season for western Lake Erie will be among the most severe in recent years and could become the second most severe behind the record-setting 2011

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