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This satellite image shows Lake Erie’s record-setting 2011 bloom, which affected more than half of the lake’s shores.

This satellite image shows Lake Erie’s record-setting 2011 bloom, which affected more than half of the lake’s shores.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and its research partners predict a significant bloom of cyanobacteria, a toxic blue-green algae, for Lake Erie later this summer.

The predicted bloom is expected to be smaller than last year’s intense bloom and considerably less than the record-setting 2011 bloom. Bloom impacts will vary across the lake’s western basin and are classified by an estimate of both its concentration and how far it spreads.

Image courtesy of MERIS/ESA—processed by NOAA/NOS/NCCOS.

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