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Image of numerous aquatic macroinvertebrate taxa in a tray of water
June 4, 2020

Numerous aquatic macroinvertebrate taxa collected from a stream

Benthic macroinvertebrate taxa collected from Straight Run, Tioga County, Pennsyvania, USA. 

Satellite data derived cyanobacteria biomass estimate
February 11, 2020

Aerial image and satellite derived image of Florida Lakes

This image is a cropped rendition of  two aerial images that demonstrate satellite-derived cyanobacteria concentrations in surface waters from an area in Florida. The top image is true-color photograph, and the bottom image is from the Medium Resolution

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The cyanobacteria Gleotrichia shown under a microscope from a water sample collected at Ek Lake Trail
August 23, 2019

The cyanobacteria Gleotrichia shown under a microscope

The cyanobacteria Gleotrichia shown under a microscope from a water sample collected at Ek Lake Trail, a popular recreational area in Kabetogama Lake where algal blooms frequently occur. Gleotrichia  can produce microcystin.

Two scientists viewing data on a computer screen
February 12, 2019

Scientists reviewing instrument performance

Scientists reviewing data to determine instrument performance at the Algal Toxins Laboratory in Lawrence Kansas.

Captive Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)
December 31, 2018

Captive Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)

Captive Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica), and wheat seeds with (brown) and without (cream) pesticide coatings used to treat insect pests. 

An algal bloom near the Ash River Visitor Center at Kabetogama Lake, where visitors enjoy picnics and trails year-round
September 25, 2018

An algal bloom near the Ash River Visitor Center at Kabetogama Lake

An algal bloom near the Ash River Visitor Center at Kabetogama Lake, where visitors enjoy picnics and trails year-round.

Algal bloom near the Ash River boat dock, a public access point for boating and fishing on Kabetogama Lake
September 25, 2018

Algal bloom near the Ash River boat dock

Algal bloom near the Ash River boat dock, a public access point for boating and fishing on Kabetogama Lake. Microcystin has been detected at this location and at nearby Sullivan Bay at concentrations exceeding recreational guidelines.

Molecular Devices ImageXpress† High-Content Imaging System
September 24, 2018

Molecular Devices ImageXpress† High-Content Imaging System

Molecular Devices ImageXpress High-Content Imaging System that can generate more than 25,000 images in less than 5 hours of automated image acquisition.

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientist working on data analysis of cyanotoxins in water samples
September 24, 2018

(USGS scientist working on data analysis of cyanotoxins in water

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientist working on data analysis of cyanotoxins in water samples

Keith A. Loftin, USGS, is the lead scientist for algal and cyanobacterial toxins
September 24, 2018

Keith A. Loftin is the lead scientist for algal and cyanobacteria

Keith A. Loftin, USGS, is the lead scientist for algal and cyanobacterial toxins

USGS scientists evaluating the nebulizer assembly in a mixed mode ionization source of a triple quadrupole mass spectrometer
September 24, 2018

USGS scientists evaluating the nebulizer assembly

USGS scientists evaluating the nebulizer assembly in a mixed mode ionization source of a triple quadrupole mass spectrometer used to measure individual cyanotoxins