Assessing the Critical Role of Ferrous Iron in Cyanobacteria Bloom Formation

Proponent

York University

Project Lead

Lewis Molot, Professor, Faculty of Environmental Studies
York University

Project Dates

2012 - 2014

Project Location

North basin of Sturgeon Bay

Deep Bay

Twelve Mile Bay

North Bay of Honey Harbour

Project Parameters

  • Profiles of conductivity, temperature, DO
  • Ammonium
  • Nitrate
  • Sulphate
  • Total dissolved Fe
  • Total dissolved P
  • Total nitrogen
  • Total phosphorus
  • Phytoplankton

Frequency

2012
Sturgeon, Twelve Mile, & Deep Bays sampled bi-weekly between mid-June and early Sept

2014
Sturgeon, North, & Deep Bays sampled bi-weekly between mid-June and early Oct

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