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    Stone Lab Buoy Tracks Algae

    Ohio State University

    Even before the Toledo Water Crisis, researchers at Stone Lab were concerned with the algae blooming in Lake Erie. With their location on the lake’s Gibraltar Island, it was easy for them to see the tides whipping up green stuff […]
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    Cellular Data Buoys Predict E. Coli

    Chicago Park District

    The Chicago Park district is one of the largest municipal park managers in the nation with 8,100 acres of green space spread across 580 different parks. It also manages many indoor facilities, historical landmarks and beaches. At eight of its […]
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    Suttle Lake Data Buoy

    High Lakes Aquatic Alliance Foundation

    For some time, sockeye salmon weren’t able to reach Oregon’s Suttle Lake due to barriers along the Deschutes and Metolius Rivers that kept them out. But thanks to recent remediation efforts, the lake has recently been seeing more sockeyes migrating […]
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    Lake Nipissing Algae Events

    Nipissing University

    Despite Lake Nipissing’s popularity as a destination for tourists and fishermen in Ontario, Canada, relatively little is known about nutrient availability for algae that sometimes blooms there. Luckily, several investigators at the University of Saskatchewan and Nipissing University are working […]
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    Liberty Island Restoration Project

    U.S. Geological Survey

    In 2010, a design for the Liberty Island Restoration Project was completed and implemented, creating open water channels, emergent tidal marsh lands and floodplain habitats to sustain water fluctuations. The work was done in an effort to help wildlife living […]
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    Buffalo River Shipping Channel Cleanup

    Ryba Marine Construction

    Over the course of several years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have worked with many governmental and nonprofit partners and different companies to complete dredging work in a shipping channel of the Buffalo […]
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    Developing Alaska Buoy Platform

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

    Recent studies into global climate change have identified an increase in Arctic warming rates. These are linked to increased trends toward more sea ice loss that are leading many to anticipate the Arctic will become a more popular shipping route. […]
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    Northern Caspian Sea Dredging

    Gravity Environmental Consulting

    Kazakhstan is a country not often associated with having a shoreline, let alone a marine environment. However, in the western corner of Kazakhstan lies a section of coastline along the Caspian Sea. Through a network of rivers and channels, the […]
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    Bermuda North Channel Dredging


    Similar to how shipping vessels are getting larger and larger these days, cruise ships have too. Newly designed cruise vessels are longer, wider and packed with more amenities to give guests the best trips possible. But there are costs to […]
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    Kadettangen Beach Construction Project

    Cautus Geo

    Not far from Oslo, Norway, a massive effort is underway to expand a public beachfront. The work is taking place along an area of Oslofjord called Kadettangen, a small peninsula that juts out into the bay. Once the work is […]
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