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  1. OSU Extension Training Reaches Nearly 1 Million Acres To Improve Water Quality

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/osu-extension-training-reaches-nearly-1-million-acres-improve-water-quality

    from farms is an important source of harmful algal blooms plaguing Lake Erie and other lakes in recent ... years. In August, a toxic bloom in western Lake Erie led to a two-day drinking water ban in Toledo. ... ·      Nutrient management. ·      The link between phosphorus, harmful algal blooms and agriculture. ...

  2. Development Of BioFET Sensors For Real Time Monitoring Of Cyanotoxins

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    the water. But in the case of harmful algal blooms, current methods for getting those answers are ... New field sensors will quickly scan for multiple algal toxins in water, food Principal ... University will detect harmful substances in water or food much more quickly than current methods. When water ...

  3. Method Development for Detecting Toxins In Biological Samples

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    a method to detect microcystin compounds in human tissue. Since harmful algal blooms are a relatively ... Developing techniques to measure harmful algal toxins in the human body Principal Investigator ... recent issue, scientists are still developing the tools needed to tell whether algal toxins or their ...

  4. Develop New Technologies

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    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 ... resources. Projects Field to Faucet Funded Projects New field sensors will quickly scan for multiple algal ...

  5. Guidance for powdered activated carbon use to remove cyanotoxins

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    effectively remove harmful algal toxins from drinking water. Harmful algal blooms can produce a family of ... Smarter charcoal use: guidance for water treatment plants during algal bloom season Principal ...

  6. Updating Ohio's Phosphorus Risk Index Is Generating Positive Initial Results

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/updating-ohios-phosphorus-risk-index-generating-positive-initial-results

    in the degradation of Ohio surface water and contributes to harmful algal blooms. “Our intention is ... Scioto, Grand Lake St. Marys and Western Lake Erie Basin watersheds. To date, the project has collected ... harming Ohio agricultural production.”  The project includes runoff monitoring on 29 farm fields in the ...

  7. Development Of An Integrated System For Nitrogen And Phosphorus Removal From Animal Manure

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    a growing crop could absorb. Too much phosphorus in our lakes can lead to harmful algal blooms.   A research ...

  8. More Than 10,000 Ohio Farmers Have Received Water Quality Training

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    to the harmful algal blooms plaguing Lake Erie and other bodies of water in recent years. “Since we ... on the link between phosphorus, harmful algal blooms and agriculture; best management practices for ...

  9. Evaluation Of Cyanobacteria And Their Toxins In A Two-Staged Model Of Hepatocarcinogenesis

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/about-us/projects/ohio-dept-higher-education-projects/role-cyanobacteria-liver-cancer

    Illnesses caused by exposure to cyanobacterial toxins – which come from hazardous algal blooms in lakes ... Do algal blooms lead to cancer? Principal Investigator Christopher Weghorst, Ohio State University ... Description Research investigates the role of the algal toxin microcystin in the development of liver cancer ...

  10. Projects

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    After harmful algal blooms shut down drinking water for two days in Toledo, OH in 2014, a working group ... several regional universities. The Global Water Initiative at Ohio State adminsters the program with ... matching funds from partner universities including The Ohio State University, University of Cincinnati, ...

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