31 Jul '15, 8pm

Algal Boom in Lake Erie #NASA

On July 28, 2015, the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 captured these images of algal blooms around the Great Lakes. The bloom is visible as swirls of green in western Lake Erie (top) and in Lake St. Clair (bottom). Earlier in July, NOAA scientists predicted that the 2015 season for harmful algal blooms would be severe in western Lake Erie. The season runs through summer and peaks in September. Blooms in this basin thrive when there is an abundance of nutrients (many from agricultural runoff) and sunlight, as well as warm water temperatures. Harmful algal blooms can affect the safety of water for recreation, as well as for consumption (as was the case in Toledo, Ohio, and southeast Michigan during a 2014 bloom ). On July 30, 2015, drinking water was reported to be safe in these areas. References and Related Reading The Detroit News (2015, July 28) Toxic Lake Erie...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 02 Aug '15, 11pm

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Glacier Lake Outburst Flood near Almaty #NASA

Glacier Lake Outburst Flood near Almaty #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 29 Jul '15, 2pm

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More Activity at Raung #NASA

More Activity at Raung #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 31 Jul '15, 6pm

On July 27, 2015, the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 captured a view of ash and volcanic gases drifting northw...

Fire and Smoke Around Lake Baikal #NASA

Fire and Smoke Around Lake Baikal #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 27 Jul '15, 7pm

On July 27, 2015, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite acquired this view of...

Last July, #LakeMead hit a new record low. How is the lake handling the summer so far?

Last July, #LakeMead hit a new record low. How ...

climate.gov 05 Aug '15, 5pm

The July round of our “Climate Challenge ” social media game pitted experts against players to answer the following questi...

Harmful Algal Blooms Predicted for Lake Erie, Says @NOAA @Waterkeeper

Harmful Algal Blooms Predicted for Lake Erie, S...

ecowatch.com 22 Jul '15, 3pm

“Last summer’s Toledo water crisis was a wake-up call to the serious nature of harmful algal blooms in America’s waters,” ...

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latimes.tumblr.com 04 Aug '15, 9pm

Photos courtesy of Mark Doiron A lake disappears in Orange County Reader Mark Doiron sends these pictures of Barbara’s Lak...

Goose Lake Dries Up

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 07 Aug '15, 8pm

View Image Comparison View Both Images Several lakes straddling the California–Oregon border are ephemeral. One of them, G...

Boom! Neustar Acquires Bombora Technologies in $86.9 Million Deal #news #domaining #domain

Boom! Neustar Acquires Bombora Technologies in ...

dnjournal.com 30 Jul '15, 9pm

Neustar President and CEO Lisa Hook said, “With this acquisition, Neustar continues to gather momentum as a global leader ...