Algae bloom in Narragansett Bay good news for R.I. shellfish industry

Providence Journal – GSO professor Candace Oviatt and marine scientist Jan Rines interviewed. Other media outlets that ran the story include: Albany Times Union Republic The Caledonian Record Bryan College Eagle Bristol Herald Courier Connecticut Post Western Mass News Greenwich Time WFXT-TV Fox 25 Boston

Continue reading "Algae bloom in Narragansett Bay good news for R.I. shellfish industry"

Ph.D. Student Studies Harmful Algal Blooms

Elizabeth Harvey has just returned from a seven-week fellowship to Korea to gain insight into how harmful algal blooms form, and the University of Rhode Island doctoral candidate is eager to apply what she learned to her studies of algal blooms in local waters.

The Yarmouth, Maine, native said that when some toxic algae species quickly multiply, they can have a detrimental effect on the marine environment and cripple the aquaculture industry.

Continue reading "Ph.D. Student Studies Harmful Algal Blooms"