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UT Lake Erie Center to showcase student research projects

The University of Toledo Lake Erie Center is hosting a poster gala today to showcase student projects from this summer’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program.

The “Using the Lake Erie Sensor Network to Study Land-Lake Ecological Linkages” projects will be on display 2-4 p.m. today (Thursday, July 30) at the Lake Erie Center, 6200 Bayshore Rd. in Oregon.

The participating undergraduate students from UT, University of Michigan, Hunter College, Central State University, Western Governors University, Michigan State University and Notre Dame College have spent the past nine weeks working with in UT’s laboratories conducting research on land-lake environmental challenges including harmful algal blooms, invasive species, climate change and water quality.

The 2015 summer research topics include hyperspectral imagery of Lake Erie blooms, substrate analysis of the Maumee River, effectiveness of home water filters in removing microcystin, performance monitoring of green stormwater infrastructure, measuring nutrient flux with microsensors and temporal and spatial patterns of the Eurasian Ruffe invasion.

For more information contact the UT Lake Erie Center at 419.530.8360 or email

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The Blade (July 31, 2015)


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