Cyanobacteria Monitoring Collaborative

New app encourages public help in combating blue green algae | Warwick Beacon | August 4, 2016

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The Environmental Protection Agency launched the smartphone app “bloomWatch” and representatives from the EPA, RI’s Department of Environmental Management and the University of Rhode Island’s Watershed Watch are ready for training. The app was presented, showing its utility in New England’s effort to monitor cyanobacteria. Touring the New England states with the new CyanoMobile, the EPA is using a mobile platform for training and providing resources on the cyanobacteria monitoring program for the region. Read this article by Kelcy Dolan to learn more about this presentation on the program!

 

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AUTHOR - Amanda Murby

Amanda is a Ph.D. candidate with the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of New Hampshire. She is involved in several collaborative research projects focused on monitoring toxic cyanobacteria in water, air and within food webs.