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.

  • Produced by Steve Droter
  • Music/Audio: "A Moment of Jazz" by Ancelin

Comments (5)

May 20, 2022

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

April 23, 2021

is algae good for some animals?

Myra Galan
December 11, 2020


November 17, 2017

there are many concerns for the Chesapeake Bay

April 14, 2015

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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