algae blooms

Gulf of Mexico Remains the Second-largest Low-Oxygen Dead Zone on Earth

Caitlin Dempsey

A newly released forecast by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has predicted that the Gulf of Mexico will again become the second-largest low-oxygen dead zone on after (after the Baltic Sea).  

Algae Boom in Lake Erie in 2015. Source: NASA.

Framework for Protecting Marine Life and Humans from Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB) in the Gulf of Mexico

Geo Contributor

The US Integrated Ocean Observing System and GCOOS-RA collaborate with local institutions to monitor harmful algal blooms.

Mapping Algal Blooms in Lake Erie

Caitlin Dempsey

EOMAP has released a mapping application designed to track algae blooms in Lake Erie.