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Idaho Science Journal

Testing Lake Coeur d' Alene

Season 2 Episode 2 | 6m 38s

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Tailings from more than a hundred years of mining have inhibited the growth of blue-green algae in Lake Coeur d’Alene. But as efforts to clean up the area’s watershed succeed, it also sets the stage for more blue-green algae growth. Scientific teams from the Coeur d’Alene Tribe and the State of Idaho use all the available tools to study the lake’s water quality.

Aired: 05/11/17 | Rating: TV-G

Funding for Idaho Science Journal was provided by the National Science Foundation Idaho EPSCoR Program and by the National Science Foundation

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