What is an algae bloom, how does it form and how can it impact the health of the Bay?

What is an algae bloom and how does it form? Charlie Poukish from the Maryland Department of the Environment explains what fuels algae blooms and how they can spell trouble for underwater life.

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algae blooms sound cool but this shows how they have a bad impact on the bay.


I think it is really cool to be able to see all the algae that just swimming though a microscope.


An algae is a water column and the men take it to a la and put it under the scope and they can tell that it is a single cell organism and the single cell organism have the ability to swim around.

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