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07/20/2015 - New website details links between agricultural phosphorus & Lake Erie algae
Decades of water quality monitoring have led to an inescapable conclusion: phosphorus runoff, primarily from non-point sources in heavily agricultural watersheds, is feeding explosive cyanobacterial growth in the warm, shallow waters of the western basin of Lake Erie. As Lake Erie faces another...

02/28/2014 - Heidelberg’s NCWQR to partner with OSU, Purdue research units
Heidelberg University’s National Center for Water Quality Research (NCWQR) has partnered with research units of the U.S. Department of Agriculture at The Ohio State University and Purdue University to create a formal research relationship. The USDA’s Agricultural Research Service has...

11/20/2013 - ’Berg scientist’s family safe after typhoon
The days and hours before and after Typhoon Haiyan struck the central Philippines on Nov. 7 were very tense for Heidelberg’s Dr. Rem Confesor, a research scientist with the National Center for Water Quality Research. Born and raised on the Philippine island of Batad, Rem spent several...

09/17/2013 - USDA grant focuses on phosphorus in the Great Lakes
Heidelberg University’s National Center for Water Quality Research has received a $590,000 grant from the USDA to focus on reducing the phosphorus entering into Lake Erie from agricultural fields. USDA’s Conservation Innovation Grants are aimed at creative problem solving, said Michelle...