Study may predict how climate change fosters Great Lakes dead zones

Great Lakes Echo: Scientists are studying how extreme weather associated with climate change may produce more of the algae that creates dead zones in the Great Lakes and elsewhere. Figuring it out may help them manage the threat algae poses with projected climate changes. Climate change presents a “perfect storm” for the Great Lakes because the sequence and intensity of extreme weather creates just the right conditions for blooms to flourish, said R. Jan Stevenson, co-director for Michigan State University’s Center......

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