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Project designed to document the occurrence and timing of Harmful Algal Blooms, spatial distribution of toxin producing cyanobacteria with genus/species identification, and development of bloom forecasting and HAB vulnerability in water bodies.

Project URL: in progress

Geographic Scope: regional/national

Project Status: Active -recruiting volunteers

Participation Tasks: Classification or tagging, Data analysis, Data entry, Finding entities, Geolocation, Identification, Learning, Measurement, Observation, Photography, Problem solving, Sample analysis,

Start Date: 2013-01-01

Project Contact:

Federal Government Sponsor:

USGS logo EPA logo

Other Federal Government Sponsor:

Name of Nonfederal Sponsors: University of New Hampshire, University of Rhode Island, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, Lake Champlain Basin Monitoring Program New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Volunteer Monitoring Network New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Beaches/Lakes Program New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Drinking Water Program University of New Hampshire Center for Freshwater Biology University of New Hampshire Extension Office Lebanon New Hampshire PWS Manchester New Hampshire PWS Pennichuck Water Works Wakefield New Hampshire Lakes Collaborative Maine Department of Environmental Protection Lakes Program Maine Dover-Foxcroft Water District Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection Watershed & Drinking Water Program Charles River Watershed Association University of Rhode Island Watershed Watch Partnership New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Ambient Monitoring Program Connecticut Federation of Lakes Lim-Tex, LLC Eastern Analytical, Inc. White Pond Lake Association Candlewood Lake Authority Lake Attitash Association Esperanza Academy

Fields of Science: Biology, Ecology and environment, Education,

Intended Outcomes: Programmatic, Research development, Civic and community, Individual learning, Conservation,