Water Resources Research Act Program

Details for Project ID 2019KS112B

Does nutrient form control harmful algal bloom (HAB) toxin release?

Institute: Kansas
Year Established: 2019 Start Date: 2019-06-17 End Date: 2020-06-16
Total Federal Funds: $15,000 Total Non-Federal Funds: $34,602

Principal Investigators: Ted Harris

Abstract: The project goal is to determine how different nutrient limitation (nitrogen –N and phosphorus-P) regimes and nutrient forms (N forms – NO3- and NH3+) affect cyanobacteria populations and cyanotoxin (microcystin) concentrations in Kansas reservoirs.