Lake Erie harmful algal bloom forecast on July 9
NOAA will release its 2020 Harmful Algal Bloom forecast for Lake Erie on Thu., July 9 during a media briefing hosted by Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Laboratory at The Ohio State University.
The event will be streamed online for the press and public. A moderated Q&A session limited to media will follow the forecast. A second Q&A session for stakeholders will follow the remaining presentations. Due to social distancing restrictions, OSU and NOAA canceled the research vessel tour of Stone Laboratory at Ohio State's island campus on Lake Erie.
NOAA’s 2020 harmful algal bloom forecast for Lake Erie, followed by related presentations.
Thu., July 9, 10:00 a.m. EDT
Chris Winslow, Ph.D., director, Ohio Sea Grantoffsite link and Stone Laboratory
Laura Johnson, Ph.D., director, National Center for Water Quality Research, Heidelberg University offsite link
Rick Stumpf, Ph.D., oceanographer, NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science
Tim Davis, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Bowling Green State Universityoffsite link
Kris Swartz, supervisor, Wood Soil and Water Conservation Districtoffsite link
Blake Schaeffer, research physical scientist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Sandra Kosek-Sills, environmental specialist, Ohio Lake Erie Commission
Online (audio and graphics) through Webex, or by phone by calling 415-655-0001, access code 161 124 6852.
Reporters must register hereoffsite link to receive the link to the Webex presentation.
Reporters will be able to view graphics and ask questions online through WebEx. Reporters can hear an audio feed of the webinar by telephone, but telephone users will not be able to ask questions in the Q&A session.
Print- and broadcast-quality graphics and video b-roll will be available for download during and after the teleconference.