An overabundance of algae occurs in ponded areas of Pipe Creek, where animal waste from geese washes into the creek. Increased nutrients from the waste causes algae to grow and bloom. Sandusky, Ohio.

Algae Overgrowth

An overabundance of algae occurs in ponded areas of Pipe Creek, where animal waste from geese washes into the creek. Increased nutrients from the waste causes algae to grow and bloom. Sandusky, Ohio.

photo Pipe Creek creek pond water algae animal waste bloom nutrient waste Sandusky Ohio

Author(s)Alexandra Fries
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2012-07-26
AlbumEcosystems > Freshwater
TypePhoto
Project(s)Pipe Creek Report Card
Dimensions3072 x 1716
Filesize4 MB
Number of Downloads41
Filetype(s) JPG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionAlexandra Fries, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)