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Ohio
Sea Grant
Research

OHIO SEA GRANT AND STONE LABORATORY

2013 National Sea Grant Advisory Board Meeting

Dr. Christopher J. Winslow

Assistant Director, Ohio Sea Grant College Program

September 23
rd
, 2013

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Critical Issues

1.
Sediment
and
Dredging

2.
Monitoring
of
HABs

3.
The
Deadzone

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Critical Issues

4.
Nutrient
management
issues

5.
Climate
Change (Heidelberg’s data)

http://
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6.
Coastal and Economic
Development
(Relationship
with
OH tourism ~12
of 40 billion)

7.
Aquatic
Invasive Species (
AIS)

Critical Issues

Photos courtesy
of http://m.cedarpoint.com

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Four vessels

and Lab space (lake water and numerous tanks)



New” Water Quality
Lab


State
-
of
-
the
-
art
sampling equipment (Sonar,
Sondes
, SCUBA,
light meters,
scopes, various
sampling equipment)

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Steelhead
and

white perch movements in Erie; Miner and
Farver at BGSU


NOAAS Great
Lakes Coastal Storms Small Grant
Program
(
Reutter and Winslow; OHSG
)


Asian
Carp Regional
Outreach (
Reutter and Winslow; OHSG
)

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Lake Erie
Water Snake Recovery (ODW);
Stanford at OHSG


Copper in Marina
sediments (LEC);
Orlando and Winslow; OHSG


Methane
release associated with
hypoxia/anoxia
vs. natural
underground deposits
(Townsend
at
U of
Cinn
)

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Socio
-
economic
impacts of bird watching along Great Lakes;
Philip
Xie

of BGSU


Leveraging natural amenities for sustainable development in
the Great Lakes
region;

Partridge
and
Irwin
of OSU

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Rick Stumpf and NOAA
….HABs forecasting ability


Improving H
2
O quality
monitoring in
Western Basin;
Adem

(College of Charleston)
and Ortiz
(Kent
State)


Gobler

and
Harke
(SUNY
Stony
Brook)
have
NOAA
(NCCOS)
grant to
study Lake Erie
Microcystis

blooms…(ECOHAB

project)

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Genetic improvement of yellow
perch (Wang at OSU)


Hypoxia and internal loading in Lake Erie (
Winslow and
Chaffin; OHSG
)


Wetland sampling
on the
Toussaint

and in ONWR and CPWR
(
Winslow, Thomas, and Gabriel; OSG
)

OHIO SEA GRANT AND STONE LABORATORY


Bench
-
scale
evaluation of in
-
situ ultrasonic remediation of
contaminated
sediments (Weavers and Lenhart at OSU)


Beneficial reuse of dredged material (Dayton and Fiksel at
OSU; also
OHSG Task Force
)


Development
and implementation of a new molecular test for
active VHS infection in
fish (
Stepien

at University of Toledo)

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Website Revisions


PI
reporting


Content Management System


90
-
2 and 90
-
4


Extension agent profiles


Metrics
reporting


Includes 4Rs

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Questions?