Minnesota's Legacy

Assessing the Increasing Harmful Algal Blooms in Minnesota Lakes

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$270,000
Fund Source
Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund
Recipient
U of MN - St. Anthony Falls Laboratory
Recipient Type
Public College/University
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2016
End Date
June 2019
Counties Affected
Statewide
Statewide
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2016, Chp. 186, Sec. 2, Subd. 04b
Appropriation Language

$270,000 the second year is from the trust fund to the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota for the Saint Anthony Falls Laboratory to investigate lake processes and meteorological conditions triggering algal blooms and toxin production, develop models for tracking blooms, and provide outreach on the prediction, detection, and impacts of mitigation of algal bloom events. This work must be done in cooperation with the St. Croix Watershed Research Station of the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2019, by which time the project must be completed and final products delivered.

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$270,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

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Measurable Outcome(s)

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Project Manager
First Name
Miki
Last Name
Hondzo
Organization Name
U of MN - St. Anthony Falls Laboratory
Street Address
2 Third Ave SE
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55414
Phone
(612) 625-0053
Email
mhondzo@umn.edu