Algae Bloom on Lake Superior Draws National Attention

Sea Caves on Lake Superior with algae
August 29, 2018

An unprecedented algae bloom along the south shore of Lake Superior near the Cornucopia, Wisconsin sea caves has raised concerns about the changing climate and its effects on Lake Superior.

Scientists at UMD and the Large Lakes Observatory have been studying the algae bloom and their research has drawn attention from regional, state and national media.

This is not the only instance of an algae bloom causing concern in U.S. waters. Check out this New York Times article to learn more about the issue.

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