Graham Sustainability Institute

Reducing Toxic Algal Blooms in Lake Erie

March 2016

This summary report presents key results of a study to identify potential options for managing agricultural phosphorus loads and lessening future Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie.  The research team applied multiple watershed models to test the ability of a series of land management scenarios, developed in consultation with agricultural and environmental stakeholders, to reach the proposed phosphorus loading targets.

In addition to the summary report, the full project report is available here.
Keywords: algae, algal blooms, Lake Erie, water quality, phosphorus, land management, Graham Sustainability Institute