Marty the Manatee, a Florida native, is a part of an extensive line of modern manatee species that have inhabited Florida waterways for millions of years. Marty, who has been grazing seagrass for forty years, tells us about his role in the ecosystem and what we can do to help him and his friends. Q:…
NOAA satellite imagery gives new perspectives on bloom presence.
Satellite imagery has indicated that a bloom of blue-green algae has formed in Lake Okeechobee.
In response to thick algae blooms that carpeted the Indian River Lagoon last summer, Florida Sea Grant agents are relaying the information needs and problems of residents in their community to scientists and decision-makers.
The response to the algae blooms that have plagued south Florida waters in recent weeks will improve the ability of water resource managers to understand future events.