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  1. For Youth in 4-H, a Deep Dive Into Science of Water

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/for-youth-in-4-h-deep-dive-science-water

    the project’s developers. Last August, toxins from a Lake Erie algal bloom led that city to ban tap ... this project that I plan to use later in life.” The guide sheet for the project is available at ... www.ohio4h.org/families/family-guide. Ohio 4-H also is developing a new water-related project called Field to Faucet, tied in to the ...

  2. Coal Plant Byproduct, If Spread on Farms, Could Fight Lake Erie Algae

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/coal-plant-byproduct-if-spread-farms-could-fight-lake-erie-algae

    coal-burning power plants, if spread on farmers’ fields, could help control Lake Erie’s harmful algal blooms ... and can be applied using conventional farm spreaders. It costs about $35 to $50 per ton spread on the ... His recently funded project in the Maumee watershed will test FGD gypsum on fields that have high ...

  3. New testing method could make phosphorus monitoring cheaper, faster

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/new-testing-method-could-make-phosphorus-monitoring-cheaper-faster

    cost about $50 to test. "Our goal was to find a better, faster, cheaper method of measuring ... present in water samples is an important step in the project as well. Spiese and Berry have ruled out ... Volunteers will take samples across the watershed, which will then be tested in Spiese's lab using both ...

  4. Four CFAES Researchers Funded in State’s Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/four-cfaes-researchers-funded-in-state%E2%80%99s-harmful-algal-bloom-research-initiative

    state’s overall commitment to addressing the harmful algal bloom issue. Information about HABRI projects ... Environmental Sciences (CFAES) have been awarded funding from the statewide Harmful Algal Bloom Research ... Initiative (HABRI), which seeks solutions for harmful algal blooms in Ohio. Ohio Sea Grant, on behalf of the ...

  5. Field to Faucet making strides in improving Ohio’s water quality

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/january-february-2016/field-faucet-making-strides-improving-ohio

    Jay Martin talks about Lake Erie’s harmful algal blooms and the Field to Faucet program ’s efforts to ... 23 Field to Faucet projects are planned or underway. Examples include: Developing field sensors that ... monitor harmful algal blooms in lakes and farm ponds. Conducting edge-of-field research that will compare ...

  6. NOAA, Partners Predict Significant Summer Harmful Algal Bloom for Western Lake Erie

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/noaa-partners-predict-significant-summer-harmful-algal-bloom-western-lake-erie

    developing a Farmer Sampling Network in western Lake Erie’s watershed. For that project, LaBarge and his ... Sciences — are studying harmful algal blooms and how to stop them. Projects include, for example, ... predict that western Lake Erie will experience a significant harmful algal bloom this summer, potentially ...

  7. NOAA, Partners Predict Significant Summer Harmful Algal Bloom for Western Lake Erie

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/noaa-partners-predict-significant-summer-harmful-algal-bloom-for-western-lake-erie

    reduce algal blooms include developing a Farmer Sampling Network in western Lake Erie’s watershed. For ... nutrients from their fields. Phosphorus runoff is a main cause of the blooms. “We don’t have a single source ... and Arts and Sciences — are studying harmful algal blooms and how to stop them. Projects include, for ...

  8. A better tool in the toolbox: New project will bolster Ohio's Phosphorus Risk Index

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/better-tool-in-the-toolbox-new-project-will-bolster-ohios-phosphorus-risk-index

    Grand Lake St. Marys has lost an estimated $60-80 million in tourism due to harmful algae blooms ... . And in 2011, algae blooms covered 990 square miles of Lake Erie's surface area, the largest in ... Ohio's fresh surface water, with use of phosphorus fertilizer on farmland as a contributing factor. To ...

  9. Fisheries Field Technician (2 available positions)

    https://epn.osu.edu/jobs/740

    Project Description: Biological assessment of rivers and streams using standardized sampling methods; ... qualitative and quantitative habitat assessments; field measured parameters and water sample collection. ... of biological samples and in-field processing and sorting of samples. Field crews travel together ...

  10. Develop New Technologies

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/develop-new-technologies

    resources. Projects Field to Faucet Funded Projects New field sensors will quickly scan for multiple algal ... New Ideas for An Old Problem Harmful algal blooms (HABs) are not a new phenomenon--but Ohio State ... and partners have some new ideas to help manage, prevent or take advantage of them. Field to Faucet ...

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