The Great Bay Estuary
By Kara Bossi and Kate Bermingham
What is a Harmful Algal Bloom?
Animals Affected by Harmful Algal Blooms
What types of organisms are involved?
What are the ecological impacts, which species are affected and how is the environment affected?
What are the economic impacts?
Describe the geographic location
What can be done to reduce, eliminate, or manage excess nutrients and solve this issue?
Surprising Fact: 6% of the nitrogen that comes into the estuary is from pet waste, so make sure you clean up after your animals! (Great Bay Matters)
How can People in this community fix this problem?
DID YOU KNOW?!
Kate's Work Cited
None. "The Tipping Point." ￼MAnAGeMent of StorMwAter And NonPoint Source Pollution NitroGen SourceS & PAthwAyS. Web. 01 Feb. 2016. <http://greatbay.org/documents/nsc_mcdowell2.pdf>.
Noe. "Welcome | Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve." Welcome | Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Web. 01 Feb. 2016. <http://greatbay.org/>.
Anderson, Donald, and Porter Hoagland. "Estimated Annual Economic Impacts from Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) in the United States." WHOI. Web. 3 Feb. 2016. <http://www.whoi.edu/cms/files/Economics_report_18564_23050.pdf>.
"Great Bay Matters." Greatbay.org. Web. 5 Feb. 2016. <http://greatbay.org/documents/gbmspring2015.pdf>.
"Seaweed Farming Linked to Qingdao's Green Tide of Algae." South China Morning Post. Web. 9 Feb. 2016. <http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1284156/cause-qingdaos-green-tide-algae-mystery>.
Kara's Work Cited
"What Are Harmful Algal Blooms?" Harmful Algal Blooms. Wisconsin View, n.d. Web.
1 Feb. 2016. <http://blooms.uwcfl.org/what-are-habs/>.
"Why Do Harmful Algal Blooms Occur?" NOAA. Ed. NOAA. NOAA, n.d. Web. 1 Feb.
"Harmful Algal Blooms." EPA. United States Environmental Protection Agency, n.d.
Web. 1 Feb. 2016. <http://www.epa.gov/nutrientpollution/
"Harmful Algal Blooms." NOAA. National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration,
n.d. Web. 7 Feb. 2016. <http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/hazards/hab/>.
University of New Hampshire. "Saving Great Bay." University of New Hampshire
Magazine 2014: 26-35. Print.