Using Robots to Fight Harmful Algae Blooms

USC computer scientists and biologists have teamed up to tackle harmful algae blooms using smart robots

Using Robots to Fight Harmful Algae Blooms

NASA took this image from orbit in 2011. It shows an algal bloom in Lake Erie.

Harmful algae blooms in lakes are a major environmental problem, producing dangerous toxins that can taint water supplies or harm other organic life — including people. Biologists can test water safety by collecting samples off the side of a boat, but getting relevant data is no...

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