Getting closer to predicting algal blooms in 5 questions

In October 2015, GBF’s David Sweetnam met University of Toronto Associate Professor Maria Dittrich in Honey Harbour to help her research measuring the make-up of the sediment, and its capacity to release Phosphorous into the water. It’s important research as freshwater with high Phosphorous is linked with an increased risk in toxic algal blooms. We asked Professor Dittrich some questions about her research, and have included extra information marked GBF to explain some of the details.How does your research support protecting and enhancing the waters of Georgian…