Stone Lab Buoy Measures Water Quality at Put-in-Bay

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Stone Lab buoy has a live data feed to monitor water quality in Lake Erie.  Environmental researchers rely on the Algal & Water Quality Lab to identify plankton, measure chlorophyll content and cyanobacteria toxins, analyze organic and inorganic suspended solids, and test for nutrients such as phosphorus and nitrogen.

A buoy, donated by Fondriest Environmental and upgraded with additional equipment through grant funding, helps Stone Lab staff monitor water conditions in Lake Erie’s western basin.

Gibraltar Island Tour Reveals Science Research in an Oasis

Gibraltar Island, OhioGibraltar Island tours are available from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1-3 p.m. on Wednesdays through August 8, 2018. Groups tour the island, including Perry’s Gibraltar Island, OhioLookout, the glacial grooves, and the exterior of Cooke Castle before learning more about Stone Lab research.

Put in Bay harbor taxiMeet at the Boardwalk Restaurant dock at 9:45 a.m. or 12:45 p.m. to attend a tour. $10 per person, $5 for children ages 6-12.

The water taxi to Gibraltar Island is $6 round-trip, payable to the captain.

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Gibraltar Island, Ohio

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